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Raising Financially Literate Children

In this month’s Between The Lines column in the South China Morning Post, I wrote about financial literacy for children, offering both practical and philosophical guides for initiating these important discussions with adolescents: 832 more words

When is the right time to talk to your kids about Money?

In 2014 the Bank of Montreal found that Canadian parents would rather talk to their kids about sex than they would about money. There are several reasons for this. 1,062 more words

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The life you can save: A girl is drowning

In a 1972 essay called Fame, Affluence and Morality, Peter Singer, the philosopher and intellectual leader of the Effective Altruism movement, wrote:

 If it is in our power to prevent something bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything of comparable moral importance, then we ought, morally, to do it.

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The week@work - Essays about work & class, what to learn in college, & paying tribute on Memorial Day

This week@work invites us to pause and remember those whose unselfish commitment to our way of life motivates them to sacrifice immediate career aspirations, family and in some cases, their lives. 749 more words


More on Children's Social Security Numbers

WordPress lets this Federal Reserve blogger see the search terms that bring people to our Central Premise blog, and I have been shocked to learn how many parents are seeking information on how to use their child’s Social Security number for their own needs. 319 more words

'My Biggest Financial Lesson' Special Section in NYT

Ron Lieber and the team at The New York Times and Marketplace have put together a stand-out special section for Your Money. ‘My Biggest Financial Lesson’ features pieces from a diverse list of writers and thinkers–from Sonic Youth’s… 210 more words

Screw Miss Havisham, I Needed to Learn About Interest Rates

How does the education system miss something that most of us will need to deal with almost every day of our lives? How does it skip completely, or just touch on a subject that can cause great hardship and has driven people to suicide? 1,465 more words

In My Humble Opinion