The Blue Blaze

John Munley

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The Path To Awesome Part 3 or, Good Debt? You Bet!

Posted by John Munley on Aug 11, 2017 2:54:07 PM

 

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Topics: Financial life guidance, Parents and Children

The Path to Awesome: Top 3 Financial Habits to Help You on Your Way - Part 2, or, Don’t Just Park Your Money

Posted by John Munley on Aug 1, 2017 7:20:00 PM

The Path to Awesome, Part 2: Don’t Just Park Your Money

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Topics: Parents and Children

The Path to Awesome: Top Three Financial Habits to Help You on Your Way - Part 1

Posted by John Munley on Jul 18, 2017 7:33:00 AM

 

John Munley and his daughter, Sarah, on their way to Sarah's moving up ceremony. 

My daughter recently had her moving up ceremony during which she and her class celebrated “graduating” from elementary school and starting their middle school years in the fall.  During the ceremony, the principal addressed the parents and students, quoting Robby Novak. Novak, who also goes by the name, Kid President, is a 13-year-old boy who, despite living with osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare genetic disorder that makes his bones extremely brittle, has built an online empire using his intelligence, charm, wit and boundless optimism to inspire others.

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Topics: Financial life guidance, Parents and Children

So Your Teenager Got Her First Job – Now What?

Posted by John Munley on Jun 12, 2017 9:17:48 AM

My twin daughters got their first real jobs last summer, a common rite of passage through adolescence and good preparation for increased independence as they began their college adventure. I was a very proud parent. My kids would finally earn their own money and learn responsibility – or so I thought.

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Topics: Financial life guidance