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Moms make the world go 'round

Moms, you really are superheroes. Without you, we wouldn’t know how to tie our shoes, drive a car, love ourselves or others.
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Does a day with the family have you running from one end of the house to the other? Are you the only one who can seem to find anything? If so, you might be a mom. You're the chauffeur, coach, advisor, professor, chef, psychic, accountant and maid all in one - and you own it every day. Without you, our lives would fall apart.“You're the Mom” is a salute to all the moms out there. At Protective, we recognize all you do, and we want to empower and support moms like you everywhere. That's why we provide a library of free educational information to help you build a brighter financial future for your family. Whether you're trying to teach your kids to budget - or squeeze more from your own, you'll find helpful tips here:

The Financial Facts of Motherhood

The financial implications of motherhood means moms must adjust their finances to fit the needs of their growing family whether they are a mom in the labor force or a stay-at-home mom.

Can a Child Learn to Budget?

Teaching kids how to budget is their first step towards financial independence when they are older. Managing money is more than finances; it is the ability to work towards a bigger picture.

How to Make a Budget

Budgeting is like a roadmap of your spending and saving. Creating a budget may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. With a little bit of planning, you'll reach your financial destination. Learn 5 ways to better manage your spending!

Understanding 529 Plans

What are the types of 529 plans and who can qualify? We discuss this and more in our primer on 529 College Savings Plans.

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