Articles on Family

6 Reasons Average People Should Consider a Prenup

Prenups aren't just for the rich and famous. Even folks with modest means should think about protecting their assets.

7 Affordable Family Getaways When You Don't Have a Vacation Fund

Didn't save up enough money for your family vacation? Don't fret. There are plenty of destinations you can enjoy on the cheap.

6 Cheap Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer

You don't need to go broke keeping your children active this summer. Some of the best summer activities don't cost anything at all.

5 Times Dad Was Right About Money

Underneath the corny one-liners and dad jokes, your old man probably actually knew a thing or two about money.

How to Make Your Pet an Official Emotional Support Animal

If you're looking to make your pet an ESA, there are a few things you should know first.

4 Parenting Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Kids About Money

If you want your children to be masters at managing money, you need to lead by example.

4 Stocks to Buy If You Love Moms

Mom has always been there for you. Be there for her — and all mothers — by investing in these companies who love moms.

8 Ways to Lower Your Vet Bills

Just because your pets are beloved family members doesn't mean you should go broke paying for their medical needs.

5 DIY Mother's Day Gifts Moms Will Love

Bypass the boring old Mother's Day gifts and make something Mom will truly enjoy.

6 Financial Gifts Mom Will Love for Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, put that World's Best Mom mug back on the shelf, and spring for one of these fantastic financial gifts instead.

How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

8 Things You Definitely Don't Need for a Baby

You want your new baby to have the best of everything. But you can skip this overpriced gear for your nursery.

6 Things You Should Know About Joint Checking Accounts

Joint checking accounts offer plenty of convenience — but if you aren't careful, a few headaches, too.

How to Throw a Kid's Birthday Bash on the Cheap

Throwing a birthday bash for your kiddo shouldn't cost an arm and a leg.

5 Easy Ways to Make Room for Baby

When you live in a small home or apartment, it can be tough to make room for another human. Here's how to maximize your space for your new addition.

6 Mistakes Parents of Teen Drivers Make

Is your teen about to hit the open road? Beware these common parenting mistakes.

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?

The Fair Way to Split Up Your Family's Estate

A rock-solid will isn't only for your peace of mind — it's for your heirs' peace of mind, too.

13 Businesses Your Tween Can Start

Who says you need to be an adult to create a successful side hustle?