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A Family CEO Life Update

By on May 12, 2018

Things are in transition at our house again. Next week our son Grant graduates from St. Louis University and he’s moving to New York City, where he’ll start his new job in public relations on June 4. It seems like last month – no last week – that I wrote this post about his college orientation. […]

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When Your Adult Child Comes Back Home

By on August 14, 2014

We’re living a cliche: Our daughter – who graduated from college in May – is living in our basement. When you hear that do you picture a kid eating Doritos and watching Netflix all day? Yeah, same here. But on the contrary, Lindsey’s gainfully employed and she actually moved home at our suggestion. It seemed like […]

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Make Your Kids CFOs of Energy

By on January 9, 2012

The following is a guest post. So, if you’re the Chief Executive Officer of the family, why not make your kids the Chief Financial Officers of Household Energy? Yes, you may not be able to pay them the six-figure salaries that most CFOs earn, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make valuable contributions to growing […]

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Your Long-Term Budget: Planning for Kids

By on December 6, 2011

The following is a guest post. Keeping a regular budget is an essential foundation of strong financial planning. No matter your expenses, whether they be groceries, medical bills, rent, or engagement rings, planning for them and documenting them is the best way to restrict your spending, organize your bills, and find areas where you can […]

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