Content tagged "military families"

Impact of Financial Literacy Education

Personal Finance Updated: January 06, 2012

Mandell, L. & Klein, L.S. (2009). The impact of financial literacy education on subsequent financial behavior. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning...

Financial Planning Personality Type

Personal Finance Updated: January 06, 2012

Lown, J. M. (2007). Measuring Financial Planning Personality Type Based on the Stages of Change. Journal of Consumer Education, 24,28-39.Brief description:...

Children of Wounded Warriors: Guidance for Caregivers

Family Caregiving Updated: January 06, 2012

Have you recently received a call that your service member has become very seriously injured (VSI) or seriously injured (SI)? Do you have a child who will be...

Caregivers of Military Amputees

Family Caregiving Updated: January 06, 2012

Does your wounded warrior amputee suffer from…If so, he or she may be experiencing depression. The pre- and post-amputation process can be difficult for both...

Caring for Those with Severe Burns

Family Caregiving Updated: January 06, 2012

Did you know that, according to Journal of Critical Care Medicine, burn injuries account for 5 percent to 10 percent of combat casualties? During military...

Why do some toddlers bite other children? How can child care providers prevent biting before it happens?

Child Care Updated: November 16, 2011

Biting is common among very young children, particularly in group settings such as child care. It is very important for child care providers to understand...

What are the views and opinions of praise versus encouragement for young children?

Parenting Child Care Updated: November 08, 2011

Most studies report that encouraging children is better for their development than giving them praise. Encouragement promotes the child’s self-motivation and...

Money Talks: Web Site for Teens

Personal Finance Updated: April 02, 2011

The Money Talks web site offers teens, and their teachers, a fun and interactive opportunity to learn about money management. Teens can play games, take...

When Your Income Drops

Personal Finance Updated: June 29, 2010

Losing a job or otherwise experiencing a loss of income is a challenge in the best of times. In the current economy, it is essential to MAP OUT a plan to get...

Stretching Your Food Dollar

Personal Finance Updated: June 25, 2010

Grocery shopping can be a real challenge, especially if you are on a limited budget. However, food is a flexible budget expense which can be reduced when...

Controlling Spending

Personal Finance Updated: June 25, 2010

When the family faces reduced income, take immediate action to stop all excess spending. Whether your situation is temporary or extended, you need to get the...

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