Are you a leader? I’d argue the answer is YES if you’re a parent, regardless of your title at work. You must know and lead yourself well in order to lead others better.
According to Pope Francis in 2015, “the family is the fundamental locus of the covenant between the Church and God’s creation.” As parents, it’s our responsibility to model Christian living for others. Collectively, we can solve some of the world’s biggest problems but must start within our own families. And that begins with an examination of values.
Are you a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty kind of person?
When you think about the future, do you see limitless opportunities or multiple barriers?
Do you get excited about international travel and interaction with other cultures, or do you think it’s a shame “all our U.S. jobs are going overseas”?
If you answered affirmatively to the second half of each question (i.e. glass-half-empty, multiple barriers, shameful globalization), you are probably operating under the scarcity mindset. This article is intended for you!
Many of my prior college funding articles were saving strategies for parents with children in middle school or younger (get my Top 10 College Planning Tips and related articles here). But what if your son or daughter is a junior or senior in high school? This article is meant for you.
Is your son or daughter graduating from high school in a few months? You may be feeling excitement and fear simultaneously. And for good reason: student loan debt is a $1.52 trillion crisis, according to Forbes. That’s trillion with a T. There are over 44 million U.S. borrowers with student loan debt.
In this guest post, Andy Kearns offers guidelines on how much to borrow in student loans if your son or daughter is college-bound.