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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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Planning a Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip – OBHF Ep. 15

Paul's been planning a cross-country motorcycle trip for a while.

When Paul told me he was planning a cross-country motorcycle trip, I was both apprehensive and excited for him at the same time. What wife wouldn’t be?! He’s well trained, wears all the right gear and is cautious. The problem is all the car drivers out there who don’t watch out for motorcycles. They’re the […]

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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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Listener’s Letters: Inquiries Into Our Quest to Have a Top Parenting Teens Blog

We respond to listener's letters about our parenting teens blog

As we faced our son’s imminent departure, we asked ourselves, “Selves, what do we want to do with all this extra time we’ll have once our bird has flown?” and we answered, “Set out to create a parenting teens blog, that includes how we raised him (role-reversed), the college transition, and life as empty nesters.” […]

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