Money Management & Retirement

Reaching Your Retirement Goals Quiz

Family child care providers, like most people, generally haven’t done a good job at saving money for their retirement. In a survey done for my book Family Child Care Money Management & Retirement Guide, 55% of child care providers had… Read More ›

Do You Want a Small or Large Profit?

The question seems simple. Don’t all family child care providers want a large profit for running their business? Apparently not. Over the years I’ve seen a lot of tax returns of family child care providers. I’ve seen a provider with… Read More ›

What Hours Should You Count?

In my article “How Much Do You Make Per Hour?”, I explained how you can calculate your hourly wage using numbers from your tax forms. Family child care provider Renita from Oklahoma pointed out to me that she worked many… Read More ›

How Much Do You Make Per Hour?

You may want to know the answer to this question because you are considering raising your rates and need help in justifying higher rates. Or, you are just curious. Whatever the reason, here’s the simplest way to figure this out:… Read More ›