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5 Questions Expecting Moms Have About Life Insurance

For September's Life Insurance Awareness month, this article from Life Happens is helpful for expectant parents.

If you are expecting a child and are considering life insurance, the first thing I have to say is—smart move! But if this is your first time looking for coverage, you may have questions. Here are some typical ones I’ve heard over the years:

8 Things You Need to Know About Life Insurance

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Common Myths (and Truths) about Life Insurance

“Getting life insurance might feel scary, or like it’s something other people do – but once you get it, it’s done. And it’s something most people can afford.”

– Brooke Shields, actress, model, designer, mother, and 2019 Life Insurance Awareness Month spokesperson

Opening up the conversation about College Costs: Parents vs Kids

Why do you think it's so difficult to speak to children about the financial costs of education?  This week, we're continuing the discussion started in last week's blog post, "Parents: College Costs Aren't Our Responsibility (But Most Kids Expect Th

Parents: College Costs Aren't Our Responsibility (But Most Kids Expect Them To Cover)

A 2019 survey by T. Rowe Price"Parents, Kids & Money Survey," which sampled 1,005 parents of 8- to 14-year-olds and their kids, found that more than one-third of parents are uncomfortable discussing saving for college with their kids and few of them are having frequent conversations about saving for college.

Four Things You Should Know About Life Insurance and Divorce

This week, we're covering no one's favorite topic, divorce.  In addition to these four things you should know about life insurance and divorce shared by Chad G. Boonswang, Esq.

A Rise in College Debt Leads to the Need for Financial Literacy

After languishing for a few years, support for teaching money-management skills to high school students has reignited, financial literacy advocates say. They attribute much of the newfound interest to worries about mushrooming student debt.

Video: 3 Money Management Principles for Children

 

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6 Recent Personal Finance Trends

The American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) recently published a list of personal finance trends that we should all be concerned about. These trends highlight the fact that almost 63 percent of Americans today are unable to pass a basic financial literacy test.

Financial literacy skills have taken a nose dive

Younger people had the sharpest drop in their ability to answer four of five financial literacy questions correctly.

It’s been a decade since the Great Recession’s upheaval, and while some measures of Americans’ economic well-being have recovered like the unemployment rate, their financial literacy isn’t one of them.

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