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.
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.
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.
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.
Starting financial planning when kids are young will help them establish good habits that will last the rest of their lives.
We live in a “Want, Therefore-I-Get” society. Our children completely understand that concept.
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 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.
How your investments can fight climate change… and fund solutions!
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 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.
Upper East Side mom Crystal McCrary Anthony has had not one, but two successful careers.
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.
Now there’s a pre-paid MasterCard — created for kids and teens.
Make sure you avoid estate tax.
Don’t forget to test for environmental hazards
Are you a Saver? A Spender? A Builder? A Giver? Take our test!
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.
Style and stereotypes aside, both kinds of cars offer great family-friendly options
Suffering sticker shock over new car prices? Want more car for less money? Then think about buying used.
As more middle class and affluent families become dual-career households, the pressing question arises: Who will provide childcare coverage?
The financial experts have differing points of view when it comes to kids and allowances — always debating whether to give $5 or ten.
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.
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.
Money is burning a hole in my son's pocket. Yes, he just received his weekly allowance, and as soon as that cash hits his palm he is begging to go down to the neighborhood drugstore to buy something. The items he purchases make me cringe: one more set of baseball cards, to add to his already mammoth collection