How To Avoid Spoiling Your Kids

avoid spoiling your kids

No one plans to raise a child like Veruca Salt. The spoiled brat in the story Charlie and Chocolate Factory was given her every heart’s desire by her loving and over-indulgent parents—and became a gimme gimme monster who ends up being pushed down a trash chute when she won’t take no for an answer. Obviously, […]

An Introduction to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities

Introduciton to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities

If you’re concerned about inflation, Uncle Sam offers an investment that protects you from the vagaries of the Consumer Price Index. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are a safe investment and are backed by the U.S. government. Here is what you need to know about this investment: How TIPS Work TIPS bonds are sold in […]

Gift Card Scams and Frauds to Watch Out For

Gift Card Scams

Everybody loves a gift card: gift-givers searching for the perfect present, gift-recipients who get to pick out exactly what they want, and scammers—who are always looking for a way to make a shady buck. For the most part, purchasing a gift card is perfectly safe for you and for the merchant. However, there are a […]