Cutting the Cord: Family Plans

Cutting the Cord: Family Plans

Hopefully our kids have enough consumer savvy to know what is realistic and what is too good to be true — which means that deep down, they should know the family cell phone plan will have to end one day. It’s going to be a big change for them, so I recommend doing it...
Essential Documents for the College-Bound

Essential Documents for the College-Bound

It’s the time of year when our esteemed adolescent Americans return to their homeland: college. Some of them are going for the first time, and their parents are going absolutely insane trying to cover all the bases for the dorm room. But there are some other things...
There Are Risks to Being a Mensch

There Are Risks to Being a Mensch

If you’re going to lend somebody money, consider it a gift. If they pay you back, that’s great, but you should never expect to be paid back. – My Dad, Sidney Heft We’ve all been there: a family member calls in the middle of a Netflix binge and wants...