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How to Save a Financially Wounded Marriage

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.

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look

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."

How To Cut Your Home Cooling Bills This Summer

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.

Spring Clean Your Finances

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!

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance

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.

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation

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.

Junior Achievement of New York Brings More Than Money® Program to PS 212 in Jackson Heights

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.

The Secondhand Goods Guide for Families

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.

Test Your College Financial Aid Award Package IQ

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.

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management

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.

Students Learn Budget Basics at Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park in Manhattan

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.

Money-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

Money-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

This year, give the gift of financial finesse - these fun games help children learn the value of money.

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family

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.

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means.

Family Finances: How to Prepare Financially for Another Child

Family Finances: How to Prepare Financially for Another Child

Consider these money matters if you are thinking about adding to your family.

Life Insurance: What Does Your Family Need?

Life Insurance: What Does Your Family Need?

The death of a parent can leave families in financial turmoil. Read our tips for selecting a life insurance plan that's right for your family.

How to Manage Your Money in the New Year

How to Manage Your Money in the New Year

Make 2010 the year to get your finances in shape - check out these tips from finance writer Kirsten Denker on how to manage your money in the year ahead.

Four Strategies for Financial Success in 2010

Four Strategies for Financial Success in 2010

Julie Murphy Casserly, a 14-year veteran of the financial services industry, offers strategies for a financially successful new year.

Smart Money for Single Parents

Smart Money for Single Parents

Check out these tips from finance guru Kara Stefan, single mom and author of "Head of Household: Money Management for Single Parents."

Talking Money and Parenting with Jim Rogers, Author of 'A Gift to My Children: A Father’s Lessons for Life and Investing'

Talking Money and Parenting with Jim Rogers, Author of 'A Gift to My Children: A Father’s Lessons for Life and Investing'

Finance legend Jim Rogers discusses his new book "A Gift to My Children: A Father’s Lessons for Life and Investing" and offers advice for parents on educating their children about money and investing.

Alternatives to Overindulging Your Child

Alternatives to Overindulging Your Child

With all the economic turmoil, your family and other families may be forced to cut your holiday spending. But this should be thought of as a time to teach not only your children but also your entire family to be grateful for what they have and what the holidays are really about. Which ever holiday you celebrate, be it Christmas or Hanukah, your children will get so much more from volunteering at a holiday center then a material object.

Moments of Meaning During the Holiday Rush

Moments of Meaning During the Holiday Rush

I admit it. I love the holiday season, which seems to be getting longer each year. I love it all! But what I don’t like is that all the material aspects of ‘the season’ are making it more difficult for me — and you — to instill in our children a deeper, more spiritual feeling connected to whichever holiday we observe

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

For most families, the holidays represent a time to be with relatives, children, parents and family and celebrate. For a special needs family the holidays can create overwhelming stress.

How to Not Raise Material Girls (and Boys)

How to Not Raise Material Girls (and Boys)

Sometimes these are other people’s children; sometimes, God forbid, they are our own.

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, But…

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, But…

New York-area parents give advice on how to cut down on school lunch expenses - without sacrificing nutrition or quality.




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