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Meet the JumpStart Family

On my blog, I go by Mr.  JumpStart, and I am documenting my mission to jumpstart my kid’s finances by helping them with a low debt college education, high credit scores, and miles/points/cash/perks earned from credit cards.  Mrs. JumpStart and I are both public school teachers.  I teach physics, and Mrs. JS is brave enough to teach kindergarten.  My son JumpStart Jack is a freshman at Radford University, and my daughter JumpStart Jill is a sophomore, at my school.  JumpStartfromScratch shares all the details about our financial experiences.

Decision to Blog

I started writing and the first 5000 words flowed out pretty quickly and effortlessly.  I kept wondering If this was for me, or should I share it?  I have never been the type to have  or keep a journal.  A few years ago I had to do a bunch of writing prompts about my teaching […]

Jumpstart from Scratch: Goals and Mission

We never really start from scratch.  Everyone has a past. When we look back on our lives with hind sight, we all know we could have done things smarter.  As a parent of two teens, I am about to witness the creation of their whole financial being.  My children truly are starting their finances from […]