kids and money

  1. Parenting

    Turn your teen into an entrepreneur

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    Summertime means teens are out of school and looking for something to do. Some are already thinking beyond typical summer jobs at...
  2. Parenting

    How to effectively teach young kids about money

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    Teaching kids about managing money at a young age can lay a solid foundation for their financial future. Schools rarely find the...
  3. Parenting

    Kids and credit cards: How soon is too soon?

    It’s a simple fact: Parents do not like talking to their kids about money. In fact, over 60 percent of parents surveyed said they...
  4. Parenting

    How much green should you give your tween?

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    Lately, you’re starting to feel more like your tween’s ATM than her M-O-M. So how much money should you be giving your...
  5. Parenting

    The kiddie tax: Does your child have to file?

    When April 15 rolls around, most of us understand that we need to file a federal income tax return. But what about when our kids...
  6. Parenting

    Online savings accounts for kids

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    Two of the biggest difficulties for parents are saving enough money for their child’s college education and teaching their...
  7. Parenting

    Creating accounts for kids: Practical and tax consequences

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    It’s never too early to start saving. Opening a bank or other investment account for your child can be a great way to help her...
  8. Finance

    Financial accounts every child should have

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    When it comes to your children and their future, you can never be too prepared. Start thinking now about what it is you want to...
  9. Shopping for Kids & Baby

    Teaching kids to be smart shoppers

    Saving money is an important lesson that you need to teach your kids. However, you also need to teach them about spending money....
  10. Parenting

    When your child should have their first bank account

    Once children start earning their own money, it’s time to teach them how to save. One useful way to teach about saving versus...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Piggy bank or bank account: Tips for helping your child save

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    Teaching your children about saving money while they're young is a valuable lesson that can help lay the foundation for a solid...
  12. Finance

    Teaching teens to safely use money online

    Thieves can drain your bank accounts, use your personal information and steal your identity. Though there is no foolproof way to...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Kids' allowances: What's a reasonable amount and at what age?

    According to a recent national survey by the American Institute of CPAs, the average allowance for kids in the country totals $65 a...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Talking to your kids about family finances

    Though your children don't need to be privy to every detail about your family finances, they need to have a general overview as you...
  15. Parenting

    How to teach your college student to earn free money

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    When some young adults get to college, the temptation to spend grows somewhat exponentially. There’s no one looking over their...
  16. Tips & Advice

    The new and improved lemonade stand

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    This summer, when your kids complain of boredom, why not challenge them to make some money. From the new trends in lemonade stands...
  17. Family Fun

    Help your kids start a lemonade stand

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    Is there anything that screams “Summer’s here!” louder than a lemonade stand? We think not. This quintessential summer pastime is a...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: What are your money priorities?

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    Laura Vanderkam, a mother of three kids under the age of 5, and author of All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Mom vs. Dad: The allowance debate

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    You grew up in a home where you earned a weekly allowance. Your husband on the other hand? When he was growing up, being paid for...
  20. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    Teaching your teens to shop responsibly

    Teens love to shop -- whether it's for the latest fashions or the newest video games. Whether they are spending their own cash, your...