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Money and Children: Teaching by Age Groups

By Paula C. Brancato, Barnum Financial Group According to the Council for Economic Education (CEE), which promotes economic and financial education in the classroom, students who have taken a class in personal finance are more likely to engage in financially responsible behaviors such as saving, budgeting and investing.1 Parents can …

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Your NYC Neighbor Nelson Nigel founder of Kidmoto

Your NYC Neighbor – is a way of introducing New Yorkers to a rich community of savvy parents. New York is a diverse City bustling with all kinds of families and personalities. We also love to grab tips and recommendations from moms and dads in certain neighborhoods and throughout the …

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Do I Need a Car Seat in a NYC Cab?

By Jak Burke, Whether you are a new parent in New York City or visiting as a tourist you will quickly need to figure out how to get around. For many new parents the subway just doesn’t feel safe because of heightened security alerts or the prospect of exposing a …

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This is What Your Baby Wants You to Know!

Your baby’s brain is far from being fully developed at birth. It amazingly continues to develop until about the age of 25. It is extremely valuable to realize that the early months and years are critical to the way in which your baby’s brain will develop. This important time contributes …

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How to Approach Your 529 Plan: A Primer

By Paula C. Brancato, Barnum Financial Group The 529 college savings plan can be one of the most tax friendly tools available to fund your child’s future tuition, but how you approach investing the funds in your child’s plan can make a big difference in the potential return and level …

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Car Seat Safety 101: What You Need to Know

Guest Post by Rachel Fink at Parenting Pod, Car accidents are the #1 killer of children ages 1-14. Yet 3 out of 4 people use their car seats incorrectly, even though using a child restraint properly can reduce the risk of death by up to 71% in a crash. That’s …

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Your NYC Neighbor: Janet Kearney of Raise Vegan

Your NYC Neighbor – is a way of introducing New Yorkers to a rich community of savvy parents. New York is a diverse City bustling with all kinds of families and personalities. We also love to grab tips and recommendations from moms and dads in certain neighborhoods and throughout the …

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Speech Therapy Tips: Maximizing Your Baby’s Verbal Skills

  Copyright JAK BURKE INDUSTRIES LLC By Jak Burke, Speech pathology has become one of the top concerns for first-time parents. It’s up there with the other major milestones: fine motor skills, social development and appropriate attachment. Especially in our child’s first year we are looking out for any signs …

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