Giving Your Kids an Allowance (Or Not)

Families have different philosophies about allowances, depending on their histories, values, and attitudes toward money. Some parents require children to do regular chores to receive an allowance. Others believe all family members should do chores and that allowances should be unconditional—kids automatically should get part of the family’s income. Some don’t tie allowances to chores, […]

Boise National College Fair 2011

The Boise National College Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 9:30-2:30 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the Boise Centre on the Grove. Representatives from nearly 130 colleges and universities will participate. Parents and students can attend a variety of informational seminars with some of the topics including Navigating the College Application Process, Searching, […]

Take a Leap With Creative Gifts

Madison, 14, asked her friend what presents meant the most to her. The answer surprised her—it wasn’t about expensive new gadgets, but about hand-crafted gifts that make heartfelt connections. Madison shares her insight into gift-giving and offers several creative ideas to tailor a perfect gift for your recipient: The perfect gift doesn’t have to be […]

“Cooking with Credit Unions” Cookbook!

The Idaho Credit Union League’s Children’s Cookbook Project is finally complete! The cookbooks have been printed and are available at all seven CapEd Branches. There are only 200 available and when they’re gone, we won’t be getting more, so get yours today. They will cost $15 and have over 400 recipes for the kids, or […]

Retired and Still Working

Do you expect to continue working after you retire? Join the crowd—so do three out of every four of today’s workers. A little more than half of these workers admit to having less than $25,000 in household savings and investments—if any—excluding home and pension. Here’s how to take action, starting today, to reach a real […]

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