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Paying Down Holiday Debt

Paying Down Holiday Debt

You splurged on presents and treats for the family over the holidays and now the bills are coming in. What do you do?

College Savings Plans Make the Grade

College Savings Plans Make the Grade

With the cost of higher education continually rising, it’s more important than ever to get an early start saving for a child’s college education.

Child Versus Checkbook - The Economics of Enrichment

Child Versus Checkbook - The Economics of Enrichment

The urge to provide everything possible for our children runs so deep that it can be hard to separate what they need from what they want, not to mention what we want for them.

Stocks as Stocking Stuffers for Christmas and Hanukah?

Stocks as Stocking Stuffers for Christmas and Hanukah?

Many parents and grandparents are looking for ways to give their children something a bit more practical and enduring than the latest battery-operated toy. Strange as it may sound, the answer might lie, not in the aisles of Toys R Us, but in the stock market.

Have Yourself a Budget-Friendly Holiday - Top 10 Toys Under $20

Have Yourself a Budget-Friendly Holiday - Top 10 Toys Under $20

This holiday season, you may have to cut back your spending on gifts for your children and your family. Here are the top 10 holiday toys, under $20. Your children will still love these great holiday toys, and your family will love the price and the savings.

Teaching Children about Finance

Teaching Children about Finance

Starting financial planning when kids are young will help them establish good habits that will last the rest of their lives.

Kidpreneurs: 10 Tips for Managing Kids and Money

Kidpreneurs: 10 Tips for Managing Kids and Money

We live in a “Want, Therefore-I-Get” society. Our children completely understand that concept.

Should You Insure Your Children?

Should You Insure Your Children?

Many people find the idea of insuring their children to be somewhat distasteful—or downright offensive. But purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your child today could give them a financial head start tomorrow.

My Precious Little Tax Deduction

My Precious Little Tax Deduction

My daughter is my pride and joy. But as a tax professional, I have only recently focused on all the tax benefits my family can now enjoy because of our addition.

Make Your Green Even Greener

Make Your Green Even Greener

How your investments can fight climate change… and fund solutions!

The Special Needs Trust: Protecting Your Special Needs Child

The Special Needs Trust: Protecting Your Special Needs Child

Parenting a special needs child can be a wonderful and challenging task. But while you may be meeting your child’s needs at present, how do you ensure their needs will be met in the future? One way is by creating a Supplemental or Special Needs Trust.

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

A new school year presents a shopping list of supplies for back-to-school. For most children, this can be an exciting time. But for many Rockland County children and their parents, back-to-school is filled with trepidation because they can’t afford the necessary supplies.

Sometimes, kids need a ‘Jumpstart’

Sometimes, kids need a ‘Jumpstart’

Upper East Side mom Crystal McCrary Anthony has had not one, but two successful careers.

Making Allowances

Making Allowances

Parents have been handing out allowances for generations, and no one has come up with a significantly better way to give kids the chance to manage money.

Good Cents Credit Card for Kids

Good Cents Credit Card for Kids

Now there’s a pre-paid MasterCard — created for kids and teens.

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Make sure you avoid estate tax.

Purchasing a Home?

Purchasing a Home?

Don’t forget to test for environmental hazards

What’s Your MONEY ATTITUDE?

What’s Your MONEY ATTITUDE?

Are you a Saver? A Spender? A Builder? A Giver? Take our test!

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE — Keeping Your Car Out of the Shop

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE — Keeping Your Car Out of the Shop

Did you know that the single most important tool for keeping your car in good working condition, protecting your reliable transportation source and ensuring your family’s safety in your car can be found in your glove box? It’s your owner’s manual.

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE — Minivan or SUV?

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE — Minivan or SUV?

Style and stereotypes aside, both kinds of cars offer great family-friendly options

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE —  Save big on a used car

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE — Save big on a used car

Suffering sticker shock over new car prices? Want more car for less money? Then think about buying used.

Childcare: Who’s In Charge? Nanny’s Not You!

Childcare: Who’s In Charge? Nanny’s Not You!

As more middle class and affluent families become dual-career households, the pressing question arises: Who will provide childcare coverage?

Family Financial Update

Family Financial Update

The financial experts have differing points of view when it comes to kids and allowances — always debating whether to give $5 or ten.

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.

Make a FINANCIAL Resolution:

Make a FINANCIAL Resolution:

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, costing $52.6 billion in 2004. The hectic holiday season presents an opportunity too good for many thieves to pass up, but it’s a major problem all year-round.




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