Children and money: How parents can improve kids’ financial literacy
April is Financial Literacy Month, and while important year round, we want to highlight the significance of building a foundation for financial education. Young adults may not know how to set themselves up for success and can get into trouble before they even know they are being financially irresponsible. Parents can help by making financial education a priority for their family. Below are top tips for…
8 Tips for Pet Parents Who Travel
Learn how to save (and plan) for trips with your pet. These 8 tips can save you time, money and hassle.
In a Highly Uncertain World This Is How Investors Can Add Certainty to Their Portfolios
Keith Lanton, President of Lantern Wealth Advisors, disagrees. According to Lanton, "Investing in Zero Coupon Tax-Free Bonds is one of the very few strategies that can help investors bring back some certainty to their portfolios! An investment in zero coupon tax-free bonds empowers investors to achieve two key strategic goals: First, it offers them control over the long-term destiny of a portion of their portfolios. Second…
10 Things Parents Can Do To Make Their Kids Highly Successful
Raising children is no simple task. Raising them to be successful requires dedication, hard work, and love. But the rewards of doing so are far reaching.
Kids have advice for parents who divorce
Parental divorce is painful and difficult for children. Even under the best circumstances, when parents communicate effectively and are friendly and respectful, children experience anger and frustration as they learn to adjust to a new family organization. The adjustment process...
» 20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful
1. Don’t define success with a dollar amount, but in relation to your happiness The habit of defining success with a dollar amount will lead you to constantly chasing a higher price point. It’s a chase that will never end, and a view of success that will never be attained. Get in the habit of seeing your success and your happiness in the same light. 2. Read before you write or work. Reading a good book will get the creative juices flowing, the…
Parents, Students Say They Should Have Started Planning For College Costs Earlier
Despite early planning and discussions with their children about paying for college, student debt has many parents and students wishing they had begun the process sooner, according to a survey by Citizens Bank.
20 Little Things Highly Successful People do…
(and the Rest of us Probably Don’t) Here are the simple routines 20 executives say helped them get where they are today. Written by Christina DesMarais, for Inc. At Thought Patrol we often look at the big picture; leadership, culture and strategy. Today we take a look at the little things that can make a big difference. We like Christina’s collection of insights, tricks and habits; we may even try to put a few into practice ourselves….enjoy, oh and why not pick a…
10 Habits of Highly Successful People With Bipolar Disorder
People who are successfully treating and living with bipolar disorder realize there’s no one-size-fits-all plan when it comes to behavioral, emotional and psychological protocols and have done their best to design their own. Here are ten habits of what has worked for them: #1 They’ve created their own treatment plan Through trial and error, these folks have created a personalized treatment plan that works for them…
10 Habits Of Highly Successful Foster Kids
“I firmly believe: Once a Foster Care Kid Always A Foster Care Kid” – Kevin Y. Brown Below are 10 habits that have been prioritized as a result of ...
3 Tips for Helping Employees Achieve Their Career Growth Goals
Today, if workers aren’t learning, growing, and achieving their career goals, no amount of money will make them feel fulfilled.
10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day
No matter what they hope to achieve, here are powerful ways to instill a real foundation for success.
3 Habits of Highly Successful Students
You’ve probably heard of that series of books: 7 Habits of Highly Successful Whatevers Good news is that you don’t have to worry about seven. No… there are really only three habits you need to form to be a successful student. Shockingly enough, they all relate to time management. I know that’s not the only thing that goes into being a good student. Lots of other things do too. Things like, I don’t know, studying for example. But it doesn’t matter how well…
10 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners
What differentiates those that fail from those that become raging successes The unfortunate reality is that a lot of businesses fail. What differentiates those that fail from those that become raging successes Certain traits and habits help business owners beat the odds and build highly successful companies. Here’s a look at the top 10: 1. They dream big. Successful business owners are dreamers. “Business owners often…
Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things
All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just have to teach them how to exercise their minds.
What Parents Will Give Up to Pay for Kids' College
Despite some suspicions about the costs, parents say they are prepared to sacrifice for their children’s education
Why Highly Successful People Have A Plan B
Successful people are those who are good at Plan B. By learning what doesn’t work, comes the knowledge we need to understand what will work.
[Infographic] 8 Morning Secrets of Highly Successful People
Success is subjective. Some believe success is raising a family while others attain it by earning a specific amount of money. Regardless of how you describe success, those who achieve it have collective traits in common, especially during the first part of the day. Here are the morning secrets successful people swear, live and conquer…
Estate Planning 101: Who Knew?
Boston trust attorney Michael Puzo has seen it time and again: people procrastinate about writing a will or putting their estate in order “It forces them to face their mortality, and they don’t want to,” he said. Even those with modest assets – a house, a 401k, and maybe a life insurance policy – should carefully make an estate plan. But are the nuts and bolts of wills and estate planning widely understood? This question loomed as Puzo translated these legal complexities in…
Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common
There isn't a set recipe for raising successful kids, but psychology research points to a handful of factors that could help.