Posts Tagged ‘parents’

How To Really Teach Teens About Money

Posted on December 6th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

In light of the horrible idea by the Kardashian sisters to give financial advice to parents and teens through a prepaid credit card complete with exorbitant fees and a rather generous shot of the sisters on the front, I thought I’d take the opportunity to give some alternative advice to you parents out there that […]

My Brothers Second Financial Meltdown

Posted on November 9th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Yesterday we discussed some problems my older brother had back in May. While I didn’t give him the requested cash, I spent time with him to address the emergency and we were able to set up a plan for him to get back on track. Six months later, he is back again asking for more […]

Family Dynamics and a Crumpled Car – What Would You Do?

Posted on October 25th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I mentioned last week that we were planning a trip to California for a special family event. Well, we just got back late last night and the trip was good. It was for the most part uneventful; we got to visit with my parents and both sets of grandparents on my side of the family […]

With New Power Comes New Responsibility: How Do You Use That Power?

Posted on October 6th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

As soon as we brought our new van home, I realized we now had new responsibilities to go along with it. I’m not just talking about maintenance and care of the new vehicle, but now we have the ability and in many ways the obligation to be public servants to our friends and family that […]

A Tale Of Two Pianos: My Musical and Financial Journey Into Piano Ownership

Posted on September 22nd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Playing the piano is something I have always wanted to pursue. I love classical music and the piano is my favorite instrument.  My family is pretty musical as well and my mom graduated with a degree in music from a prestigious music oriented college. This year after graduating college myself I decided it was time […]

Would You Bet On Your Own Academic Success?

Posted on August 10th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I’ve written about investing in yourself a couple of times. Nothing to me is more motivating than getting a cash return on something I set out to do. Not many things in this world are as controllable as you yourself, in fact that is probably the only thing in the world you have control over. […]

Updates on us and a giveaway

Posted on June 25th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I’ve been fairly quiet this past month so I thought I’d share what I’ve been doing. Firstly, I had no idea that weight loss could take up so much of my time. I’ve been really focusing on the weight loss competition I entered and results so far are great, but it really is time consuming […]

 
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