Become a Yellowbrick parent…

2018-01-14T23:36:49+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Communication, Education, Entertainment, Health, Money, Parenting, Politics, Psychology, Relationships, Religion, Science, Social Issues, Sports, Technology|

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?

The secret for getting teens to budget their money

2017-12-17T15:41:15+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Money, Parenting|

David Lowey So what is the secret for getting teens to budget their money? It doesn’t require a 12-hour course in financial planning or a checkbook. For many teens the path to money management starts with simply knowing their account balance. Sure that sounds too simple, but sometimes it is the simple changes that have [...]

Stop listening to experts when it comes to money and chores

2017-12-18T15:49:14+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Money, Parenting|

David Lowey The landscape of compensating kids for chores is a battlefield, with two sides entrenched in opposing positions. One side says tying chores to money teaches kids the value of hard work. The other argues that contributing to the household without compensation teaches character and helps kids understand their role in the family. Anyone [...]

Keeping the peace when your kid moves home

2017-10-20T03:18:04+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Communication, Money, Parenting, Relationships|

By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP   Over the next several weeks, emerging adults will walk across the stage at commencement … … and right back into their childhood bedrooms. In 2014, just over 32% of millennials were living with their parents.  These living arrangements can cause difficulty for everyone involved, so it’s best to set [...]

Parents purchase frozen dinners for more than convenience

2017-08-27T22:56:31+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Health, Money|

Parents purchase frozen dinners for more than convenience Source: Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior   Processed foods are higher in calories, sugar, sodium, and saturated fat than natural foods, but prepackaged, processed meals remain a popular choice for many consumers because they reduce the energy, time, and cooking skills needed to prepare food. Having items [...]

Cut Down the Price Tag of College Tuition With the Scholly App

2017-09-20T22:04:49+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Money|

By Patrina Dixon, CFEI; Yellowbrick Accredited Provider   Are you or a loved one seeking ways to ween down the price tag on college tuition. Stacking up on available scholarships is a great option to start. How? There are a number of scholarship websites for you to get started. There also may be multiple opportunities [...]