Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup

Round-Up: Week of February 24, 2014

February winds down today and March is coming in like lion for us in Los Angeles. We’re looking at a rainy weekend, which for those who survived the polar vortex, this may seem like no big deal. We do need the rain but when get too much at once, it definitely increases the risk of mudslides and flooding. Plus, we can’t drive in rain. šŸ™‚

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Children and Money

The Slippery Slope of “Don’t Tell Mom or Dad”

As I have shared with you previously, most kids are not actively taught how to handle money but instead learn from observing how their parents handle their money, both good and bad. This is just one of the many reasons that I strongly believe couples must be open with each other regarding money matters. Too often I see couples grit their teeth and say nothing when they feel upset about

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Weekly Roundup

Blog Round-Up: Week of February 17, 2014

February is sure cruising by—isn’t it? I know for many this winter has been particularly frigid and snowy, so you are probably pretty happy to be inching closer to Spring. I am too. šŸ™‚

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Financial Infidelity: Marriage and Money {Infographic}

I found this interesting infographic from Credit Donkey regarding money and the affect it has on marriage. Now that we’ve taken off our love-tinted glasses from Valentine’s Day, I figured it was a great time to share it.

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Weekly Roundup

Blog Roundup: Week of February 10, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! I know not everyone is a huge fan of the holiday as it has become overly commercialized, but I cannot help enjoy a day that celebrates love. Of course, I believe we should show our love every day, although I didn’t mind receiving a few extra hugs and kisses from the girls today either. šŸ™‚

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Couples Financial Therapy: 4 Keys to a Happy Marriage

Amore is in the air as we approach Valentine’s Day. Couples are busy buying the perfect gift to demonstrate their love to one another. After all, love conquers everything—right? The romantic in me says “yes”. The financial advisor in me sadly says “no”.

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Weekly Roundup

Blog Round-Up: Week of February 3, 2014

Last year I shared how we celebrate Valentine’s Day in our home and wanted to give new and old readers a refresher course. Throughout the week, we drop notes of love and gratitude into each other’s Valentine’s box. Those love notes have become treasured gifts and pick-me-ups on tough days. This is a fun, low-cost Valentine’s Day project for the entire family.

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Children and Money

5 Important Money Lessons for Kids (and Adults)

I remember the first time I held both Lauren and Taylor in my arms. It’s an overwhelming moment, and you are so full of love. And in the next breath, panic sets in. You are responsible for this precious life. It is up to you to raise your kids right, so when they go off into this great, big world, they are prepared to succeed. So you teach them good

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Shannon Ryan SHANNON RYAN, CFPĀ®
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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.ā€ - Shannon Ryan