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Emily’s list: Mother’s Day edition

Emily Crone

I love my mom for many reasons. Just one reason is because she raised me to be so responsible, especially when it comes to my finances. Did your mom help give you a good financial start?

Continue reading for this week’s roundup of my favorite personal finance blog posts.

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Mom’s influence on our money handling skills can be good or bad

Connie Prater

I can thank my mother for helping me become the tightwad that I am today. I’m not alone.

As a new CreditCards.com poll shows, the family member identified the most for influencing our financial habits and money management prowess is dear ol’ Mom. The poll of 1,004 adults found that more than a quarter (26 percent) chose mom as the chief influencer of their money handling skills. Dad was second with 21 percent.

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Emily’s list: Mother’s Day edition

Emily Crone

Sunday is Mother’s Day. Did that catch any of you stragglers off guard?

Our mothers and our fathers are pivotal in how we learn about money and finance. We observe our parents’ spending habits, attitudes and values about money, and we often carry that to adulthood with us. Some of us are gifted with very financially savvy parents, while others aren’t as lucky. One of the many joys of life is becoming financially independent and discovering exactly how you and your parents differ on issues like budgeting, saving and investing.

But regardless of your parent’s spending habits, mothers deserve to be cherished this Sunday. Don’t feel like you have to break the bank to please Mom; there are plenty of inexpensive ways to celebrate her. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Criminal Charges, Volume XL: Family-style fraud

Jeremy Simon

Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but here at Criminal Charges family is celebrated all year round. That celebration even extends to relatives who engage in fraud of the credit card variety.
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Use card, get love

Emily Crone

Now that May is here, it’s time to begin planning for Mother’s Day (it’s the 11th). Struggling to come up with gift ideas besides flowers and jewelry? How about a faux credit card that she can redeem for hugs and kisses?
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