CTC Podcast Episode 5: Baby Talk

  Starting a family offers plenty of unique challenges and requires smart financial planning. According to the US Department of Agriculture, as of 2013, the average cost to raise a child to the age of 18 is almost $250,000. And that doesn’t even include the cost for college tuition. So how do parents pay for…

Adjusting to a New Baby

Two weeks ago, my wife and I welcomed our second child into our family. Our firstborn is three years old now, and I had forgotten how quickly things change upon the birth of a child. For instance: while holding our newborn daughter for the first time, my wife remarked how small she was. A mere hours…

Financial literacy as your financial legacy

  When we talk about leaving a legacy, we usually think in concrete terms: money, property, or some other type of asset. However, sharing financial literacy and wisdom with the generations that follow us can make just as big of an impact as leaving a gift. Financial literacy has become a national topic in the past few…