Downward Modifications: When Something’s Gotta Give

Downward Modifications: When Something’s Gotta Give

With an official unemployment rate of 20%, Americans are downsizing their lives. And while it’s easy enough to cancel Hulu because it has way too many commercials anyway, adjusting a child support agreement or co-parenting plan requires a lot more leg work. That’s...
Cutting the Cord: Family Cell Phone Plans

Cutting the Cord: Family Cell Phone 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. This is going to be a big change for them.  So I recommend doing...
Passing the Torch of Financial Literacy

Passing the Torch of Financial Literacy

Eww, money. No one wants to talk about it. But how else are kids going to learn about it? I’m not saying parents should be sharing the bills with the kids every month.  And kids should never think they are broke.  But it’s certainly not a bad idea to instill the...