(Mar. 17, 2010) - 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.
(Jan. 08, 2010) - 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.
(Dec. 21, 2009) - 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'
(Dec. 04, 2009) - 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.
(Oct. 06, 2009) - Sometimes these are other people’s children; sometimes, God forbid, they are our own.
(Sep. 02, 2009) - New York-area parents give advice on how to cut down on school lunch expenses - without sacrificing nutrition or quality.
(Aug. 07, 2009) - How about turning back-to-school shopping into a teachable moment — a real-life exercise for your kids in wants vs. needs and sticking to a budget?
(Jul. 14, 2009) - More and more families this year have to explain to their kids that the Big Bad Wolf of recession is at the door...
(Jun. 15, 2009) - One in five teens use a credit card. It's more important than ever for families to eliminate rash spending.
(Apr. 17, 2009) - A Consumer Reports survey of 12-year-olds found that 28% didn't know that credit cards are a form of borrowing, 40% didn't know that banks charge interest on loans, and 34% didn’t know that you can’t tell how good a product is by how much it is advertised.
(Mar. 12, 2009) - New York State’s subsidized healthcare plan, Child Health Plus, was expanded in the fall of 2008, raising the income threshold for eligibility from $44,000 (for a family of 3) to $70,000, & offers regular checkups, vaccinations, prescriptions, dental & vision care, hospital & emergency care, & more.
(Feb. 06, 2009) - When are children ready for an allowance? How much should it be?
(Jan. 06, 2009) - You splurged on presents and treats for the family over the holidays and now the bills are coming in. What do you do?
(Nov. 20, 2008) - 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.
(Nov. 18, 2008) - With the fall and winter seasons comes influenza, also known as the flu. No parent wants their children or any member of their family to get sick.
(Jun. 03, 2008) - Gone are the old days when museums were stuffy, boring places for children. This summer, many city museums and a zoo are offering outdoor events, concerts, play spaces, and exhibits.
(Feb. 26, 2008) - Dr T. Berry Brazelton, the child development expert and co-author of Touchpoints Three to Six, agrees with the American Academy of Pediatrics' advice restricting children under 2 from watching TV.