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How to Use New Toys to Teach Kids About Money

For savvy parents looking to teach valuable lessons in frugality, opportunities abound — even in the toybox.

How to Save Money on Kids' Activities

Balancing all of your kids' activities can be stressful — and expensive. Start getting creative about saving while your kids get creative about fun!

10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids

Get your kids started early on healthy and frugal habits like cooking at home — and save yourself some effort at meal time. It's win-win, yum!

4 Bad Money Habits You're Teaching Your Kids

Kids are little sponges that soak up every subconscious lesson — including our awful money habits.

10 Ways to Keep Your Kid's Prom From Ruining Your Budget

It's prom season, moms and dads! Here's how to save major green on your kid's big night.

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.