Family Archives | Beth Kobliner

Money. It might be the last taboo. But it’s time we opened up about this touchy subject with family, friends—really, everybody in our lives. Here’s why: Having smart, honest money conversations can clear the air, inform our decisions, and make that big green elephant in the room seem a whole lot less scary.

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Should I let my high school senior take a gap year before college?

Apply to colleges first, then plan your gap year.

What you really think about college

Tuition fees are rising, but that doesn’t mean college isn’t worth it anymore.

How to help a high schooler apply for financial aid if their parents can’t (or won’t)

The financial aid process can be daunting, even more so if a student has to go it alone.

How your college-bound kid should manage money on campus

When your kid goes to college, he’ll be responsible for managing money on his own for the first time.

You’ve got financial worry. When should you tell your kids?

When it’s necessary, and when it’s not.


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