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The Gift of Education - Tips for Investing In Your Loved One's Future
This holiday season, consider an alternative to traditional presents; saving for your loved one's college education. Saving for college in a 529 plan as a child grows is a critical and effective savings tool for families wishing to ease the financial burden of college in the future. Learn more about the 529 plan and how you can start saving for your loved one's education. (read the story...)

Teach Your Kids to Make Smart Purchases While Back-to-School Shopping
Use back-to-school shopping time as a learning experience for your kids. Experts from TD Bank offer tips on how to save big on back-to-school items while teaching your kids about budgeting and making smart buying decisions. (read the story...)

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage
Most renters are not required to buy renters insurance, but it can provide peace of mind and guard against accidents. Experts weigh in on when you need renters insurance, what it protects, and how to find the right coverage for your home or apartment. (read the story...)

10 Tips for Raising a Healthy, Happy Baby on a Budget
Wondering how best to budget for a new baby? These tips from a credit expert will help new parents cut costs and stick to smart purchases that are crucial to raising a healthy, happy baby. (read the story...)

New Website Teaches Kids How to Make Online Purchases
A new website and free service, Virtual Piggy, teaches kids about how to buy things online in a responsibly way, with parents at the controls. (read the story...)

Teach Your Kids About Saving Money
America Saves Week is Feb.19-26, a week dedicated to emphasizing the importance of teaching kids about money and savings by letting them interact with money and taking them to the bank to learn about transactions. (read the story...)

5 Simple Tips to Raising a Money-Smart Kid
Here are five simple things you can start teaching your kid today to ensure you are raising a money-smart kid. (read the story...)

Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets
The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending. (read the story...)

Astoria Federal Savings Announces Winner of 6th Annual Essay Contest
Brandon Feuerstein, 11, of Long Island, won the 6th Annual Astoria Federal Savings Essay Contest, which asked kids what they would do in the future with the money they start saving today. (read the story...)

New Study Reveals Women Lose Sleep Over Finances More than Men
With the state of the economy on everyone's mind, it's not surprising that many families are experiencing financial problems. What may be surprising, however, is that money troubles and worries over the budget cause mom to lose more sleep than dad. Read on to find out what a new survey from Manilla.com reveals about men and women and their family finances. (read the story...)

Three Money Management and Saving Tips for Teens
With school out for the summer, many teens are beginning the seasonal job search. With a summer job in mind, teens should also begin saving for the future. Jonathan Carr, founder of Choose Success, a non-profit dedicated to promoting financial literacy amongst adolescents, offers 3 Tips for helping teens handle money responsibly. (read the story...)

How to Save a Financially Wounded Marriage
Relationship expert Laurie Puhn offers advice on how to salvage a marriage that's been strained by money issues. (read the story...)

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look
Millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for college. And it’s not one that’s easily answered without the help of some kind of financial aid. A survey by The Princeton Review found that 86 percent of college applicants and parents of applicants said that financial aid would be "very necessary." (read the story...)

How To Cut Your Home Cooling Bills This Summer
It's time for the hot, sticky weather, so make sure your home stays cool while your energy bills stay low this summer. One important item every summer checklist should include is making sure your home's air conditioning system is operating properly and efficiently, and can keep your house comfortable when the hottest of the hot weather hits. Once you know your air conditioning is working efficiently, there are other simple steps you can take to keep cooling bills low throughout the season. (read the story...)

Spring Clean Your Finances
Spring cleaning shouldn't just be about tidying up your home. It's a great time to get your finances in order and clean up any messes left behind by holiday debt or tax season. With a little effort you can get all your papers and receipts organized. You might just find extra cash for that summer vacation! (read the story...)

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance
While giving kids an allowance is a smart way to teach lessons about spending and saving money, it can also be a stressful situation for parents to navigate. Read on for five tips that will help avoid any allowance-induced anxiety. (read the story...)

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation
Tips for parents on how to navigate the financial and emotional responsibilities of caring both for aging parents and young children. (read the story...)

Junior Achievement of New York Brings More Than Money® Program to PS 212 in Jackson Heights
Junior Achievement of New York and HSBC Bank USA brought a financial literacy program called More Than Money® to more than 80 third-grade students at PS 212 in Jackson Heights, Queens. (read the story...)

The Secondhand Goods Guide for Families
Thrift, consignment, used — no matter what you call it, there's a world of secondhand goods out there that can save your family money. Get tips on how to find the best clothes, furniture, sports equipment, and even secondhand instruments. (read the story...)

Test Your College Financial Aid Award Package IQ
In honor of April's Financial Literacy Month, Sallie Mae offers tips and advice to college undergraduates on educating themselves about what's included and excluded from their financial aid award packages. (read the story...)

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management
To build financial literacy in your children, you must first teach a respect for self and a respect for money. (read the story...)

Students Learn Budget Basics at Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park in Manhattan
The Capital One/Junior Achievement Park, currently stationed at the Museum of Finance in Manhattan, offers financial literacy workshops to students throughout New York City. (read the story...)

Money-Related Gift Ideas for Kids
This year, give the gift of financial finesse - these fun games help children learn the value of money. (read the story...)

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family
Few of us don't worry about money at least sometimes. Here are some tips from Sharon Nolfi, a licensed marriage and family therapist and school psychologist, as well as a mom, on how to talk about finances with your kids in an age-appropriate way. (read the story...)

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families
Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means. (read the story...)


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