Eighteen years in the house is the most common about of time a child will live under your roof. We’ve all heard it, the days are long but the years are short and it really is true. There is a lot you want to cram in and provide for your children while they are growing up and beyond and that’s why it’s important to look ahead and save for big life events if you can. From family trips, sports leagues, college and weddings, it’s a smart idea to think about those expenses now and have a conversation with a financial expert about how you can be saving. The key thing is to be proactive. Luckily we have friends located in town who are ready to help get you started.