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Financial Planning for College with Rick Brooks – OBHF Ep. 17

Tips for financial planning for college.

One of the things I try to do with parents of littles (I mean really little) is encourage them to start their financial planning for college as soon as possible. Is that obnoxious? Yeah, maybe. Here we are playing with their happy baby, enjoying the moment, and I’m talking about something 17 years in the […]

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Advice for High School Seniors and their Parents with College Coach Rita Waters – OBHF Podcast Ep. 16

Expert advice for high school seniors who are college bound.

San Diego college coach Rita Waters has helped dozens of families and she has some advice for high school seniors and their parents. While the junior year of high school is often considered the toughest, senior year is not a cake walk. Rita says it requires patience and fortitude! All through the summer, impending seniors […]

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How High School Juniors Can Prepare for College – OBHF Podcast Ep. 14

Touring colleges is part of how high school juniors can prepare for college.

When it came to college we knew we didn’t know everything, so we needed to find a college coach who could tell us how high school juniors can prepare for college. We’re so grateful to Rita Waters, who coaches juniors and seniors (watch for that episode soon) in the San Diego area. Rita has been […]

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Graduating High School – The OBHF Podcast: Ep. 9

Graduating High School

Graduating high school was not filled with sadness for our son Jesse, in fact, he was pretty happy that it was over. Anyone out there relate? Now, after graduating high school (we’re pretty sure…) he contemplates his summer – working mostly, and the next chapter, moving to Connecticut for college. In this episode you’ll find […]

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The OBHF Podcast: Ep. 3 – The Lincoln Bedroom

Our teen doesn't love the idea of cleaning up, but cleaning it out? Watch out!Our podcast about clearing out our teen's room and why it will be The Lincoln Bedroom moving forward.

Reminiscing about how we found our home and the transition we’re now going through as we begin to clear out our son’s room – unexpected emotions just from clearing out a bookcase! Why we don’t believe in keeping your child’s room a shrine to them once they move out and how our son’s room will […]

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