Here's what Michelle had to say about the book:
"Millennials are being trained to consume information in the amount of time it takes to heat pizza in a microwave. "O.M.G. Official Money Guide for College Students" is an engaging way to communicate important financial information in micro-time that hopefully will lead to a lot of longer conversations."
What makes this even more exciting is that this new book is a true "family affair" as our oldest daughter Allison, a Millennial herself, joined us to co-author this book. Read more...
Join the LIVE CHAT - 11/3 @ Noon (ET) Washington Post's Michelle Singletary Hosts Chat with Co-Authors of New
Official Money Guide for College Students Book
Join Washington Post nationally syndicated personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary for a discussion with Susan Beacham, Money Savvy Generation CEO, and Allison Beacham -- co-authors of the October Color of Money Book Club selection, O.M.G. Official Money Guide for College Students. The live chat beginsatNoon Eastern time on Nov. 3 at washingtonpost.com/discussions. We will take your questions about managing money as a college student in a Millennial world.
Parents: Send in your money questions now, before the chat, to The Washington Post. Then text, tweet or Snapchat your kids and invite them to join you online for the chat. We'd love to see families participating together.
7 Tips to Help Put Gratitude in Your Child's Attitude
Kit Yarrow, author of Decoding the New Consumer Mind: How and Why We Shop and Buy, explains that "Kids who experience higher levels of gratitude also have: stronger immune functioning, more and better friendships, higher pay, more energy, more optimism, more happiness, sounder sleep, fewer addictions."
Higher pay? More happiness? Sounder sleep? What parent wouldn't want for their child the benefits Yarrow credits to experiencing gratitude? There are many ways to help your child experience gratitude. One great way is to teach them how to say "thank you", starting with thank-you notes. But how do you get started to make thank-you note writing a routine and positive experience for your kids?
Click Here for 7 Smart Thank You Tips to Get Started.
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