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Not teaching children about money…is child abuse!

Imagine living in a house with electricity and plumbing but no one every showed you how to plug something in or turn on the faucet. You are living in the dark, have no running water to drink, cook with or clean with and you have no idea how to change...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Jan 24, 2016

Not teaching children about money…is child abuse!

Imagine living in a house with electricity and plumbing but no one every showed you how to plug something in or turn on the faucet. You are living in the dark, have no running water to drink, cook with or clean with and you have no idea how to change...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Jan 24, 2016

Have You Made Any of These Top 9 Estate Planning Mistakes People Make Before They Die.

People work their entire lives to pay off a mortgage, accumulate savings, fund a retirement plan, and to create a financial legacy for their children. Unfortunately, many fail to create a proper Last Will and Testament, leaving children and surviving...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Jun 15, 2015

Have You Made Any of These Top 9 Estate Planning Mistakes People Make Before They Die.

People work their entire lives to pay off a mortgage, accumulate savings, fund a retirement plan, and to create a financial legacy for their children. Unfortunately, many fail to create a proper Last Will and Testament, leaving children and surviving...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Jun 15, 2015

Save Money By Keeping Good Financial Records

Have you ever spent hours tearing your house apart trying to find a receipt, form, or slip of paper? Chances are you need that piece of paper to do your taxes, to submit a health claim, or for a work reimbursement. Many people miss out on the opportu...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on May 29, 2015

Save Money By Keeping Good Financial Records

Have you ever spent hours tearing your house apart trying to find a receipt, form, or slip of paper? Chances are you need that piece of paper to do your taxes, to submit a health claim, or for a work reimbursement. Many people miss out on the opportu...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on May 29, 2015

An Effective 12-Step Program for Healing Our Educational System

What’s Wrong With Our Schools The longer I am in the financial education arena here in the United States, the deeper into trouble I see our education system getting in terms of truly educating our younger generation to be able to grow up and l...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Mar 29, 2015

An Effective 12-Step Program for Healing Our Educational System

What’s Wrong With Our Schools The longer I am in the financial education arena here in the United States, the deeper into trouble I see our education system getting in terms of truly educating our younger generation to be able to grow up and l...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Mar 29, 2015

An Effective12-Step Program for Healing Our Educational System

What’s Wrong With Our Schools The longer I am in the financial education arena here in the United States, the deeper into trouble I see our education system getting in terms of truly educating our younger generation to be able to grow up and l...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Mar 29, 2015

What You Can Do. Part 2

Three years have gone by since I wrote the intro and Part 1 of this post, not exactly proud that it’s taken so long but such is life. If you haven’t read the first 2 posts please do, they’re still pertinent and still what I would re...
by Truth In Our Time on Jun 2, 2014

Financial Literacy Holiday Gift from Creative Wealth

December 18, 2013 Happy Holidays! I’m currently in the Caribbean, about to be the matron of honor for the lady I stayed with a few years ago. She’s experiencing a lot of stress before the wedding and in a lot of pain. It is so interesting...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Dec 18, 2013

Financial Literacy Holiday Gift from Creative Wealth

December 18, 2013 Happy Holidays! I’m currently in the Caribbean, about to be the matron of honor for the lady I stayed with a few years ago. She’s experiencing a lot of stress before the wedding and in a lot of pain. It is so interesting...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Dec 18, 2013

Stop worrying about your credit ratings!

Because I am the proud owner of many financial education websites and several financial literacy blogs, I receive, almost weekly, requests from other website owners requesting that I post a link for their sites on my blogs and sites. My usual respons...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Sep 12, 2013

Stop worrying about your credit ratings!

Because I am the proud owner of many financial education websites and several financial literacy blogs, I receive, almost weekly, requests from other website owners requesting that I post a link for their sites on my blogs and sites. My usual respons...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Sep 12, 2013

Nine Money Mistakes That Smart People Make

By Jim Garnett, a/k/a Ask Mr.G, a member of the ICFE’s Board of Educational Advisors. As a veteran financial counselor I have counseled multiple hundreds of smart people with serious financial problems. These people had different incomes, diffe...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Mar 25, 2013

Teens Have Fun Learning How To Move Out and More!

Back by popular demand, parents this summer have the rare opportunity let someone else make sure their teens know exactly what it’s going to take to move out and live on their own. Most parents admit they wished they’d learned this stuff when bef...

Online Savings Accounts for Teens

 “A penny saved is a penny earned.” - Benjamin Franklin The great Benjamin Franklin was a wise man, indeed.  If he were alive today, he might very well say that an online savings account is the perfect way to teach teens about fiscal responsib...

Be The Person People Rave About

I’m in the market for a new bookkeeper for my boyfriend’s company, Creative Carpet Repair. He’s taken it, in less than three years, from a single man (him) operation where he ran around in his truck up and down Southern California t...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Feb 11, 2013

Financial Freedom: What Does it Really Take?

Financial Freedom: What Does it Really Take? I get emails all of the time from what appear to be stressed, tired human beings asking some very simple, yet serious, questions about money and financial freedom. This morning I got the following message...

New Year’s Resolutions Do NOT Work…Do These 5 Steps Instead.

I know, I know…it’s that time of year that we’ve all been convinced is the perfect time to change something about ourselves… How we look What we weigh How we workout What we eat How we treat others How we treat ourselves How w...
by Financial Wisdom with a Twist on Dec 31, 2012


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