Tag Archives: college

Millennial Parents Face Economic Hardships

Young Invincibles report the plight of Millennial parents

I just finished reading a report from Young Invincibles describing the financial hardship facing Millennial parents.  The economic tsunami of lower income coupled with the higher costs of raising a child and being saddled by student debt is taking a toll on this generation of future leaders.  My heart goes out to this group as they attempt […]

Munny Journey New Baby Shower Gift

New Baby Shower Gift: Munny Journey

Giving Munny Journey as a gift at a baby shower can help the new parents change their baby’s life before he or she is even born. The gift can be made even more special by starting an account for the baby and pre-loading it with money. Here are the steps to successfully give Munny Journey […]

College Students and Money Management

How do you deal with (no) money as a college student?

“Going to school… bank account dwindling… what should I do?” I love this quote: “If you do what is easy life will be hard, but if you do what is hard life will be easy.” You stand at a critical juncture in your young adult life as a college student. Look around and observe what […]

What’s the best way to save for my kid’s college?

There are many ways to save for college: 1.       A traditional saving account with a bank 2.       Open a growth mutual fund 3.       Start a 529 plan Each strategy has advantages and disadvantages depending on what outcome you are trying to produce. I personally used option 2 and option 3.  Mutual funds and 529 plans […]