children and money

How to Raise Your Kids to Be Financially Independent

What your kinds don't know about money can hurt your wallet. One parent shares the lesson plan he used to teach his kids financial independence.

7 Places Teens (and Adults) Can Learn About Money

Opportunities to develop financial literacy are closer than you think. Here are seven nearby places to gain practical skills with lifelong benefits.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for College Students

Used wisely, these credit cards can be a great way for parents and college kids to share expenses while also building students' financial independence.

What It Costs to Raise a Child

You probably already know (or, if you're not a parent, you've already guessed) that it costs a lot to raise a child. But just how much is "a lot"?

Money-Making Lessons From the Girl Scouts

Slinging cookies is tough business. One Cookie Mom shares 11 money lessons she's learned from working with the Girl Scouts.

Opening a Roth IRA for Your Kid

The Roth IRA can be a fantastic way to kick-start your child's retirement savings — and help protect some of your money from taxes.

5 Reasons Why You Should Give Kids Cash for the Holidays

Don't waste your time with toys this holiday season. Skip to the good stuff, and send kids cash for Christmas.

How to Financially Educate Your Children

Here are a few ways you can help your children create a healthy relationship with money.

6 Random Things I Have Taught My Kids About Money

I’d like to say that I have taught my kids everything they need to know about personal finance, from the basics of banking to the complexities of investing and portfolio management