Stacey Vanek Smith
May 24, 2012 It's not just blood, sweat and tears that makes a prima ballerina. It takes a lot of money to take center stage too.
May 8, 2012 A new survey finds Americans plan to take more vacation trips during the summer and are placing a higher priority on value compared to the past.
May 8, 2012 Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day has evolved since it was first started -- for daughters only -- 20 years ago.
May 1, 2012 South L.A. resident Everett Courtney reflects on his city's rebirth.
Apr 23, 2012 Launched in the aftermath of the riots that tore Los Angeles apart in 1992, Operation Hope has been educating young people about money and its power to elevate us.
Apr 20, 2012 Commentator Chris Farrell thinks there's no time like the present to get smart about your finances.
Apr 20, 2012 A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.
Apr 13, 2012 Commentator Leah Ingram is facing six years of paying college tuition for her two daughters. She has a suggestion to the government to help middle-class parents like herself.
Apr 6, 2012 Low-income families don't have money to waste. Financial literacy is all about reducing that cost.