Children and Money

The Power of Goal-Setting

I am a goal-oriented person. Goals give me clarity and perspective both professionally and personally, which is why I take the time to set goals every year. They guide my daily decisions and bring me closer or further away from my desired result. So I find it interesting how many people shudder at the thought of setting goals. Goal-setting has gotten bad reputation.

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Children and Money

Throwing Away Your Piggy Bank

Go ahead and smash your piggy banks. Okay, please don’t smash them. The mom in me doesn’t want you to hurt yourself or clean up the mess. But the sentiment remains the same—it’s time to throw away your piggy banks. They are not effective money tools.

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Children and Money

Setting Our Family Save Goal

When my husband and I began teaching Lauren and Taylor how to save, spend and share, we started by setting family goals. We kept it very simple and talked to the girls about saving money for a family vacation to Turks and Caicos while we ate dinner.

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Children and Money

Brownie Troop 7575 Learns How to Save, Spend and Share

Girl Scouts empower young girls to grow into strong, courageous woman, and it was a privilege to be invited to read The Heavy Purse to Brownie Troop 7575 by their leader, Laurie Krinsky. I wanted to show these wonderful girls how to confidently handle money using my simple 3-step process of save, spend and share.

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Shannon Ryan SHANNON RYAN, CFP®
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    "As a Certified Financial Planner, it is my passion to help individuals and families build a healthy relationship with money. I look forward to helping you raise financially confident kids.” - Shannon Ryan
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