Finance books for recent grads

I have two cousins graduating high school this month. I was wondering what I should get them for graduation. There is always the gift card which is quite lame in my opinion. Might as well give them cash. There is a personalized clock from Things Remembered. I have about 20 of these sitting in a bin in the garage. No thank you! So what do you get them?

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Bad mother’s day gift ideas…from the Chief Mom Officer

Today is this site’s first Guest Post! I am honored to have Chief Mom Officer write a post for my adolescent site. She has many great things over on her own site where she talks about parenting, finances, and how mom’s do it. Honestly I have no idea how my wife does it! My favorite posts are the Millionaire, Breadwinner, or Six Figure Moms. Go check it out right now….well after you read the following post on Mother’s Day gift ideas!

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How many kids ??!!??

When I meet people at work I often ask them three questions: 1) what do they do for a living? 2) Are they retired and if not, when do they plan on retiring (If they are retired I ask them if it is awesome. For the record only one person did not enjoy it thus far)? and 3) how many children do they have. It is amazing the range of answers you will get on the last one.

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