Teachable Money Moments for Kids (Podcast)

In this episode, I’ll discuss how you can use everyday situations to teach your children about responsible money management in age appropriate ways.  You can educate your kids about budgeting, prices, and sales tax at the grocery store.  You can explain mortgages, interest rates, student loans and credit cards to your teenagers. Paying your children commissions for doing their chores …

Your Credit Score Questions Answered, Part Two (Podcast)

In this episode, “Your Credit Score Questions Answered, Part Two,” I’ll continue to answer your burning questions about credit scores and credit reports. How can my college-aged son or daughter establish credit responsibly? If I have a low credit score, should I hire someone for credit repair? How can I improve my credit score if it’s not very good?   …

Your Credit Score Questions Answered, Part One (Podcast)

  We’ve all heard that it’s  important to “build your credit score” and “protect your credit score.”  But if you’re NOT going to borrow money, does it really matter?  During this podcast episode I answer this question and others….  What does my credit score mean and how is it calculated?  Is my credit score an indication of my financial health?  …

What To Do When There’s Not Enough Money to Pay All the Bills (Podcast)

When there’s not enough money to pay all of the bills, we can end up making emotional decisions that make our situation even worse.  I’ve been on both sides of the collections equation – I used to work as a collector for Citibank and I’ve had times in my life when collectors were calling me.  I understand how stressful and …