Financial Advice

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Setting Up a Savings Account for your Child

Parents share their tips on setting up savings accounts for their kids.

 

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Getting a Will after Baby

PSP members share advice about getting a will after having a baby, includes tips from other threads about legal guardianship.

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Preparing for the biggest "what if": Why you need a will

Planning for the biggest what if... We all know we should have a will. But most people don't.  For some it might be fear holding them back, and for others indecision and sense of overwhelming on where to begin. Thanks to a PSP dad and estate planner, Brian Esser, we're sharing some key takeaways from a presentation he and a colleauge, Jonathan Latimer gave to the local community.

 

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13 tips to protect your credit card

Park Slope Parents members share their tips for keeping credit cards safe. 

 

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Debit Card Solutions for Tweens and Teens

Show me the plastic! Parents discuss safe ways for Teens and Tweens to carry money.

 

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Saving For College

Tips on how to start saving for your baby's college education.

 

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How do we teach kids about Money?

"Show me the money!"

Errr - does that sound more like your Tweenager than Tom Cruise in the movie Jerry Maguire?  For us moms and dads, sometimes we want it to be more like show me the value and appreciation of money.  

 

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Balancing Babies and Budgets

It’s time to face the financial facts. Stop avoiding and start planning. PSP moms and dads share the realities of figuring out finances.

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Bills, bills, bills: Alternatives to Cable (or at least lowering cable bills)

When Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain but death and taxes - he had no idea about the problems and headaches of cable and internet bills. This article is a summary of PSP member deliberation and discussion about Time Warner Cable (TWC), Leaf, Netflix, Apple TV, FiOS, and more…

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Bills, bills, bills: Members understand ConEd and Electrical Bills

This article is a summary of PSP member deliberation and discussion about ConEd, raises alternatives like Green Mountain and the 2014 increase in electrical costs.

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Hiring a photographer? Read these important safety and contract tips

Know what you're getting when you hire a photographer.  Some photographers don't include the price of your digital image in their session rate? Some people will give you all the digital negatives, others only a few.  Here are some things to think about as you hire a photographer.

 

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Allowance: Show ‘em the Money

PSP members share their two cents on what you need to know about allowance

 

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