Oct 24, 2012 The average child’s allowance is $65 a month. That’s $780 a year. How do you keep track of all that money? A slew of online startups is trying to solve that problem -- creating virtual banks managed by parents and their kids.
Oct 10, 2012 With childcare costs on the rise, it may be more affordable for some parents to stay home with the kids. But there are hidden costs.
Sep 12, 2012 Cheap credit is boosting car sales. But more buyers are taking loans of up to seven years. Monthly payments are lower; the total cost is higher.
Sep 5, 2012 If you live in a state that suffers from severe weather, finding good homeowners insurance is getting more difficult as weather patterns grow more extreme. So what do you do if the insurance company drops you?
Aug 30, 2012 NYC, you are the worst offender. In Wisconsin, on the other hand, kids apparently get by in hand-me-downs, playing with discarded pieces of string.
Aug 28, 2012 Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment.
Aug 24, 2012 There's no way to estimate the returns on a hug from your son or an afternoon of baking cookies with your brood, but the USDA was able to estimate how much a child takes out of your bank account.
Aug 24, 2012 The search for your soulmate and the perfect babysitter have some surprising parallels.
Aug 24, 2012 A stroller, a crib, clothes for a kid who may not be the same size next week are among the many items parents need to purchase for their new baby. Buying secondhand can be easier on the wallet. Learn what is safe -- and unsafe -- to buy secondhand for junior.