Want To Teach Your Young Child About Finance? Here Are Five Simple Activities To Get You Started.

Little Joe’s Coffee & Books, Katonah NY MARY ANN DAVIS Growing up, most of us (adults) weren’t taught about finance. Money was considered taboo, and it simply wasn’t spoken of. Today we are paying for it. It’s obvious now the problems that come along with not having a financial education. Adults are swimming in debt through credit cards and student loans. Financial stress wreaks havoc on marriage and health. Most Americans do not have enough saved for retirement. But really, this shouldn’t be surprising. Why should adults know how to manage their…

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Best beaches for action and activities

North Shore Oahu, Hawaii: marvel at surf masters Each December, surfers compete for the coveted Pipeline Masters surf title. All the action takes place in cavernous barrelling waves that come close to shore. Oahu’s north coast also sees the world’s best big-wave competition: theQuiksilver Big Wave Invitational, in memory of local surfer Eddie Aikau. It’s held only when the waves are more than six metres high. There’s an opening ceremony on 1 December each year, but the actual contest has run just nine times in 31 years. • The Garden…

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