Protecting Your Family: 7 Benefits to Having Life Insurance

While it can be difficult to think about what may happen to your family in the event of your untimely passing, making decisions about life insurance can insure that should something happen to you, your spouse and children will be protected financially. Read on for seven benefits to having life insurance that all parents should […]

The Pros and Cons of Providing a Car for your Teenager to Drive

As your teenager gets his or her license, they are probably interested in getting their own used car to drive. Getting a car has several different pros and cons that should be weighed and discussed as a family before giving them their own set of wheels. From increased responsibility to extra regular expenses, below are […]

Health Insurance for Your Children and the Affordable Care Act

Editor’s note: We here at Earnest Parenting view the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a great deal of suspicion. That said, it is now reality and must be dealt with. Michael Cahill was kind enough to write this article outlining some options families have to get insurance coverage for children, and the information is balanced […]

Parents and Money: Things to Do in 2014

The new year is right around the corner, and if 2013 wasn’t the best year for you financially, here is your opportunity to rewrite history. As a parent, you undoubtedly have a lot on your mind. And with all your responsibilities, savvy money-management may fall through the cracks. Maybe you accumulated extra debt over the […]

Six New Costs Expectant Parents Need to Budget

Having a baby is a joyous occasion, but it can place a financial strain on a household budget. Without financial planning, new parents adjusting to caring for an infant may find themselves enduring significant stress due to the additional expenses incurred. One of the most important steps expectant parents can take, in between stocking up […]

How to Choose the Best Insurance Provider for Your Family

Choosing the right health insurance plan for your family can be a pretty demanding task. In fact, many people keep postponing the task, but it’s one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. What’s more is that this is a decision for your whole family, so you really have to put some sound […]