If you have a young teenager who wants to work this summer, there are plenty of ways to gain experience through a summer job or volunteer opportunity.
I am all for letting kids make financial mistakes, but if I see a poor financial pattern emerging, I will step in. I wish my parents, who gave me complete financial freedom as a teen, had done the same for me.
Did you save intensely before you had children, or do you find yourself facing sticker shock? Here are some financial things to consider before having children.
I hold the view that If your child wants to delay entry to college or take a break after enrolling, let him. Here’s why it may be a good idea.
The older kids get, the more expensive they become. How can you handle the increased financial pressure that comes with tweens and teens?
Children may naturally be resistant to giving, but with these steps, you can set a charitable example that your child will follow now and in the future.
How do you handle buying souvenirs and dealing with children’s begging when on vacation? Here’s what we did on our most recent trip.
If you simplify in these 6 areas, you can save a substantial amount of time and money. Here’s how.
Have you ever had someone who gave your kids more expensive gifts than you? If so, how did you handle the situation?
We Americans spend a lot on our kids for Christmas presents, according to Mint.com “the average family spent around $750 on holiday gifts.” Is it too much?
Most people, even if they don’t consider themselves frugal, have some things that they do to save money and avoid waste. They do things like tipping the condiment bottle upside down in the refrigerator to get the last few drops or adding a little water to the bottom of the shampoo bottle to get one […]
Family night can be a low cost way to bring your kids and spouse together and have fun. Here are some fun activities for family night.
I recently saw a Money article that said today’s college graduates can expect to retire at 75! Here’s how we’re hoping to help our kids avoid that.
If you’re a grandparent, do you financially spoil your grandkids? If so, does it cause any difficulties in your relationships?