Aug 22, 2012 Breaking down the numbers of raising a family. The Department of Agriculture estimates middle-income families will spend about a quarter of a million dollars raising one child.
Aug 16, 2012 One restaurant in Los Angeles tries something new to get patrons to turn off their phones: a 5 percent discount on their meal.
Aug 3, 2012 Throw another app on the campfire. Kids are crowding into computer camps hoping to be the next Steve Jobs.
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Jul 13, 2012 Some women feel the pressure to have both a successful career and home life. But one mom applies her economist smarts to prove that having it all may actually be unsatisfying.
Jun 15, 2012 Americans have less economic mobility across generations than those in most other rich developed countries.
Jun 15, 2012 A father tackles the difficult question of how to dole out allowance to his children.
Jun 15, 2012 A Nebraska mother wins this week's Piggy Award for sharing how she taught her now-adult daughter how to save and spend.
Jun 15, 2012 Top earners are able to spend more, boosting their children's odds for future success.
Jun 11, 2012 The financial toll on families from the dreadful economy of recent years is enormous.
Jun 1, 2012 Tess is joined by senior producer Paddy Hirsch and credit expert Liz Weston to talk about credit utilization, bankruptcy amongst seniors, and the down side of buying real estate for your kids.