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Does Your Kid Need an IRA?

Ready to give your child a mega financial jumpstart? Consider opening them a Roth IRA.

Should You Cosign Your Teenager's Credit Card Application?

The catch-22 for teens ready to build their credit history… is not having any credit history. But does that mean you should cosign their credit card?

5 Lessons That Teach Your Kid to Be Their Own Boss

Even if your child isn't interested in self-employment later in life, these entrepreneurial skills will help no matter what life or career path they pursue.

10 Allergy-Free Snacks That Are Safe for Almost Everybody

Schools are wisening up to common food allergens, but these safe snacks are easy to share with kids and adults alike.

6 Fun Games That Teach Your Kids About Money

Teaching your children financial literacy is as easy as playing a game.

8 Reasons the Easter Bunny Should Give Money Instead of Candy

While you're letting your kids gorge on candy, consider weaving in these lessons in personal finance.

7 DIY Easter Baskets That Cost $10 or Less

These creative Easter baskets promise your little ones more than just a sugar rush — all at $10 or less!

4 Tax Mistakes New Parents Make

In the bustle of parenthood, new moms and dads often forget about these huge potential tax savings. Are you making the same mistake?

10 Fun Money Apps for Kids

"Financial literacy" may sound like a fancy adult term, but you can get your kids in on it, too, with these fun apps!

7 Lessons About Money I Learned After Having Twins

Having twins can mean double trouble for your finances, but these money lessons apply to anyone with a new bundle of joy.

How to Find a Great Babysitter

Take back date night! Here's how to find and vet a trusted babysitter in your area.

15 More Cheap and Easy DIY Toys Kids Will Love

Your little ones are sure to love these fun and fantastically frugal DIY toys — and your budget will, too!

The Real Cost of Adopting a Baby

Growing your family is costly no matter your situation. Here are some things to consider if you plan to adopt.

Everything You Need to Know About Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapers can help you save the environment — while also saving you tons of cash. Here's what you need to know before you go cloth.

5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Family

Make the most of precious time with your family. Science says these five habits will make you closer and stronger than ever.

10 Genius Ways to Store Toys

Toys are fun to play with, but not much fun to look at. Luckily these clever toy storage solutions put the style back in after-playtime.

8 Easy Ways to Keep Your Family Organized

With so much happening in your busy household it's easy to lose track. Quell the chaos with these frugal, simple, and stylish organization hacks.

10 Time-Management Skills That Will Help Your Kid Win at School

Try teaching these crucial time-management skills at home and help keep your kids on the ball through the whole school year.

23 Relaxing Ways to Enjoy Your Kid's First Day at School

Summer vacation is finally over. Whatever will you do with the long, long hours between drop-off and pick-up?

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.