Archive for 'Your Money and Your Kids' Category

Kids and Money After Divorce

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Most parents have the emotional intelligence to know that if they split up, a child shouldn’t be a weapon to hurt each other. The kids have no vote in the decision to change the family dynamic, but are impacted by it as much or more than the parents. So each parent should do everything possible […]

College as a Financial Decision

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, September 15, 2014

Education makes life richer – financially, emotionally, and intellectually. But it’s not “one size fits all.” Pursuing education with a logical approach can make it more financially efficient and satisfying. Making good educational decisions ultimately saves money and may also be the best long term financial move. For instance, paying for an expensive education for […]

Picking A College

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Thursday, August 20, 2009

I’m fortunate to have intelligent friends.  This blog will have some guest postings from some of these folks.  Rob Reed is a financial planner in Ohio and also has experience working in academia.  In regard to understanding how to choose a college, I literally couldn’t say it better. WHICH COLLEGE? Parents spend more time thinking about […]

College Loans Now

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, July 20, 2009

Our nation – both the citizens and the government – is drowning in debt right now.  Too much debt, much of it poorly structured, has put our economy in a slump.  So it may seem foolhardy to consider getting a loan for college now.  But there can be good reasons for getting a loan and […]