Great Financial Gifts for Children

Financial management is one of the most important lessons you can teach children — start early with these great (and fun!) financial gifts for kids.

5 Simple Ways to Get Big Back-to-School Savings

It seems like back-to-school "must buy" lists get longer every year, but that doesn't mean this end-of-summer shopping tradition has to empty your wallet.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Kids Toys?

Tell us how you save on kids toys and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Should You Discuss Money in Front of Your Kids?

Today we found some awesome articles on discussing money in front of your kids, ways to make $50 in a day, and ways to get out of debt.

8 Ways to Reuse a Comforter Bag

New comforters arrive in study, zippered bags that beg to be reused. From the garden to the car and more, discover all the ways to give new life to these bags.

25 Ways to Entertain Your Child for Free or Cheap

You don't need to buy expensive toys or costly movie tickets to keep your young one occupied. Just try one of these frugal, fun ways to entertain your kid.

5 Home and Family Items to Avoid Buying Used

Generally, buying used is a smart decision. But from car seats to pet supplies, there are some items that you're always better off buying new.

7 Important Lessons Frugal Parents Teach Their Children

Being frugal can make us feel like we're depriving our kids sometimes. But frugal parenting can provide so much more than any fancy toy ever could.

Five "Jobs" for Children

Is your child too young to get a real job? These five entrepreneurial activities are great ways for kids to earn their allowances and raise cash.

Surefire Ways to Save on Summer Camp Costs

Your kids can have a blast at summer camp. Even better, you can send them there without also saying goodbye to loads of cash. Learn how.

Save Money by Investing in Your Children

Finances are certainly not the most valuable thing gained from having a good relationship with your children, but it is definitely a benefit!

Bank of Mom and Dad: Could Tough Love Cure Financial Irresponsibility?

A new show named Bank of Mom and Dad just premiered on 9/30/09 on SOAPnet. This show chronicles parents who attempt to reform their financially irresponsible adult children by movi

Start The School Year Off Right: A Few Frugal Tips for Getting Through the Fall

School clothes, school supplies, sign-up fees and more: the cost of education, whether public or private, seems to go up every year. As long as it's for your son or daughter's educ

Having a baby? Nine financial considerations for new parents

My friend recently had a baby girl and she told me about the costs for a normal pregnancy and delivery. To say the least I was a bit flabbergasted that over $25000 was charged for

Treat yourself like a child to be more grown up

This post is about repurposing a trick that grown-ups use to manage a child's wants. You know the one. It starts with pointing at a substitute. Then, the grown-up frames one of

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So, what do you think of that? Like most people out there with common sense, myself included I hope, there's no question that’s a very silly name for an article. It almost begs for

Wisdom from My Favorite Frugal TV Character - Julius Rock

My favorite cheap TV character is Julius Rock from Everybody Hate Chris. Julius is a character based on Chris Rock's father and in almost every episode of the show his fruga

Are Private Schools Worth the Money They Demand?

I went to public schools for my entire life and my husband had a completely private education and we had the following discussion: are private schools worth the tens of thousan

Make Your Own Moon Sand, Dirt Cheap

While moon sand is certainly not a bank-breaker, it is costly for what is basically wet sand. So, I did a little digging and discovered a way to make your very own moon sand.

Get Cash Back by Caring for Others

I recently discovered a website that offers cash refunds on an assortment of items that I use every day. The nation&#