A three-day weekend is time to catch up on chores. Here are three quick tips for Capital Region parents to ponder over their spare time.
“It’s natural to want to fund as much of your children’s college education as possible…but you also have to be saving for your own retirement…let the kids borrow first.” SmartMoney
Know someone with a baby on the way? Pass along this great financial tip: “Get yourself some life insurance immediately. Buy term life … a good rule of thumb is to get life insurance coverage for 10 times your income.” www.moneysense.ca
“$226,920 is the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 for a two-parent, middle-income family, a 40 per cent increase from 10 years ago. (Figure does not include college costs.)” CNN Money.com
With these thoughts in mind, close out the weekend with an informative workshop held at the Downtown Schenectady YMCA.