HOW TO PREPARE KIDS FOR THAT FIRST JOB

A very  handsome and intelligent-sounding young man finally landed a job – his first job. He was hired as a security guard. The company supervisor told him to report for work at 8 a.m. the next day. Our twenty-year-old was excited. He arrived on time. Shoes shined; hair slicked back;…

SIX SIMPLE MONEY WISE PRACTICES

It sounded like the woman in the grocery store was mumbling something about our country’s economy being in trouble. I spotted her strolling down a store aisle pushing an overloaded shopping cart while, of course, chatting on her smart phone. Instead of her hands being on the cart handle, one…

PARENTS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE IN CHARGE

“I can’t do a thing with him, Ms Shirlee,”I was told by one of the mothers sitting in a front row seat at one of my parenting workshops. She blurted out the rest of her dilemma. “Him and his Homies just be sittin’ around watching sports and playing video games…