We're in a real financial mood around here, with all the stimulus plan talk going on non-stop. If you didn't get our newsletter, you can read our latest article about teaching young people about budgeting.
We saw another article, which relates to common discussion around here, since sending out that last newsletter (which you can easily subscribe to):
Should high school or college students start planning for retirement or save money for homes and paying back student loans? Read Obstacles for Young Investors and the comments section to see how you feel about the topic.
In the article, the parent funds the daughter's IRA. Around our office, we often talk about the desire to start accounts for our children, but is that really what our role as parents is, to fund our children's retirement? Does that encourage irresponsibility or apathy towards planning for the future?