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7 Life Skills Your Kids Won't Learn in School

There are some important lessons kids can't get from a traditional education. Are you showing your kids the way?

How to Earn $1,000 a Month or More as an Online Tutor

If you have some knowledge to spare, you could have a lucrative new side gig as a tutor.

Family-Friendly Hotel and Resort Chains Where Kids Stay Free

Kids can make a travel experience all the more fun — and sadly, all the more expensive. But not at these family-friendly hotel chains!

10 Affordable Water Parks You Can Drive To

Make a splash on your next summer vacation by road-tripping to these awesome, affordable water parks!

5 Stocks Your Kids Would Love to Own

From Snapchat to Disney, these five stocks will get any tween excited to invest.

9 College Expenses You Aren't Saving For

Tuition? Check. Books? Check. These other hidden costs of your child's college education and experience? ...Uh oh.

Don't Buy a House With a Pool Until You Can Answer These 7 Questions

You might be dreaming of taking a dip, but owning a home with a pool raises plenty of pricey questions.

Why Saving Too Much Money for a College Fund Is a Bad Idea

It's no secret that college is costly, but stashing too much cash for your kid's education can be a not-so-great move for your financial security.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After You Have a Kid

Welcome to parenthood! Of all the changes headed your way, don't forget about tax changes, too.

23 Recipes for Slime Your Kids Can Make — and Even Sell!

Slime is the cool new trend among kids, so why not show them how to make it and then sell it?

4 Reasons to Add Your Teen as an Authorized User on Your Credit Card

Giving your teen authorized user access to your credit card might sound risky. Here's why you should do it anyway.

8 Reasons You Should File Your Taxes as Soon as Possible

Tax Day will be here before you know it. Get your tax prep done now, and you can kick back and relax come April.

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

5 Smart Places to Stash Your Kid's College Savings

Sending your kids to college is expensive. These investment vehicles are the smartest ways to start saving up.

7 Smart Money Moves for Empty Nesters

After you convert your not-so-little one's room to a den or craft room, take some time to make your money all about you again, too.

10 Fun Books That Will Get Your Kids Excited About Money

Kids don't need to wait until adulthood to get excited about money. Give them these books to read and the money fun will start early.

Should Your Kids Contribute to Family Money Goals?

Setting money goals together as a family can set your kids up for future financial success. Try it with your kids and watch them prosper.

These 5 Expenses Will Probably Cost You a Lot Less in Retirement

There's one silver lining to retirement planning: These five expenses are likely to dwindle in your golden years.

9 Frugal Winter Activities to Keep Kids Busy During Holiday Break

The kids are home for the holidays! But can you keep them entertained without busting your budget? You sure can!

8 Frugal Living Skills I Wish My Parents Would Have Taught Me

Odds are, your parents may have fallen short teaching you how to live large for less. We all wish we heard these money lessons growing up.