Black Friday, Monday Money Smarts

Monday Money Smarts: November 19, 2018

  Teaching your kids to be money smart one week at a time.

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Gratitude, Life Skills, Money Happiness

Showing Gratitude = You Happier!

Teaching our kids gratitude is a life skill that can bring them years of increased happiness, not only financially but in all aspects of their daily lives. Parents too!

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Monday Money Smarts: November 12, 2018


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Building gratitude, Children and Money, Money Happiness

The Thankful Jar

      Instilling gratitude in kids and teens is hard.  The Thankful Jar is a simple exercise for the month of November to help kids to start thinking about what they are truly thankful for.  Studies show that kids and adults have a higher satisfaction with their financial lives when they practice being thankful for what they have.

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Monday Money Smarts

Monday Money Smarts: Tips to teach your kids financial literacy one week at a time.


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Budgets, Financial Decision Making

3 Easy Ways to Teach Kids to Think for Themselves, Financially.

    How do we teach our kids to think for themselves?  We let them!  In this video I will talk about three easy ways to help your children with financial decision making.

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Financial Literacy, Goal-Setting

Which way should I go? The importance of setting financial goals.

Shannon Ryan of The Heavy Purse, LLC shares one of her favorite character interactions in a book to discuss the importance of setting financial goals for you and your family.

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  • Meet Shannon

    "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