Sunday, January 10, 2016

Make a Money Index Card for the Kids

Today’s fantastic family finance article is:

Money Index Card

Dealing with personal finance and investing issues often feels overwhelming and complex. Frequent result: paralysis. But what if you could boil down the most important money To-Dos to a single index card? Ahhh. Simple. 8 experts do just that in this New York Times Your Money column by Ron Lieber. Ron distills the 4 key items common to all the cards to make things even simpler. It’s still worth flipping through all 8 including the last one from Dilbert’s Scott Adams. You’ll quickly notice which note card authors have kids in the house — look for mention of 529s and explaining things to kids. What would your money note card have on it? What would a note card for your kid have on it?