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10 Investing Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

Mother talking to her son about investments
Teach your children smart investing early, and you'll set them up for a lifetime of good financial decisions later.

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6 Things I Learned About Money From Famous People's Wills

Ancestry has made 170 million will and probate documents available online. You can learn a lot about a person by what they've left behind.

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

6 Ways to Save on Pregnancy Expenses

Oh baby! Shopping for your soon-to-be bundle of joy can be as frugal as it is fun with if you know what to look for — and where.

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.

The 7 Best Employers for Single Parents

If you're nurturing a child and a career — by yourself — consider an application to one of these great companies for single parents.

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 School Lunches That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

Skip the sugary snacks and soft drinks. Give your kids a mid-day brain boost with these nutritious — and delicious — school lunches.

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.

7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Even great parents make mistakes. Rest assured you aren't alone in these seven common mom and dad mess-ups.

6 Things Moms Should Do Before Returning to Work

A mom's work is never done. But when she wants to re-enter the workforce after kids, there are a few key things she should do first.

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.

6 Ways to Ease Your Parents Into Assisted Living

Mom and dad took care of you — now it's your turn. If moving your parents into assisted living is right for them, take steps to make it stress free.

5 Ways to Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Just because your marriage went kaput doesn't mean your jointly-run small business needs to. Here's how to protect yourself — and your business.

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.

6 Apps Every Dad Needs

Raising kids is a job in and of itself. Make a Dad's life easier with these great productivity tools for busy dads.

5 Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

The right credit card can mean big savings for your back to school shopping. These are the best ones to use for this fall.

6 Ways Having a Family Boosts Your Career

Career and family are not mutually exclusive. Find out how having a family helps you work smarter — and get further ahead.

6 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Kids

There's no exact science to raising kids — but most of us agree about what you shouldn't do. Are you guilty of these bad parenting habits?

14 Free or Cheap Toys That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

Make learning fun with these easy, affordable, and adorable DIY toys — your kids will love them and so will your budget.

8 Things to Do with Kids at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

National parks are fantastic and frugal vacation spots. Learn how you can win a free trip to a great national park!