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Thanks, Mom, for teaching me how NOT to manage money

Julie Sherrier

In loving tribute to my mother this upcoming Mother’s Day, I’d like to thank my mom for teaching me how NOT to manage money. Don’t worry, she won’t be offended. She’ll be the first to admit that she has never managed money well and has made numerous financial blunders during her lifetime. And that’s how I learned.
Don’t worry, she won’t be offended. She’ll be the first to admit that she has never managed money well and has made numerous financial blunders during her lifetime.
Yes, I have made money mistakes. Who hasn’t? But I am far more financially savvy than my mother.
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Ups and downs of teaching money management to my teen

Julie Sherrier

While my affection for roller coasters has most definitely waned since my childhood, I’m reminded of its treacherous ups and downs and fleetingly temporary plateaus when I reflect upon giving my 18-year-old son his most important financial lessons — including earning a fantastic credit score — before he heads off to college this fall.
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