Liz Weston - Personal finance expert
Jun 29, 2013 Kyle wants to quit her job so she can stay home with her daughter and stop paying for daycare. Her husband says they need her paycheck to pay the bills. Whose side are you on?
Jun 14, 2013 Is spending to give your kids a leg-up worth it? How much would you be willing to sacrifice?
Jun 14, 2013 Helping your kids to stand out in the eyes a college admissions officer takes a lot -- usually that means a lot of money. But before you spend beaucoup bucks on private tutors and athletic coaching, do a quick cost-benefit analysis of whether those investments will really pay off.
Jun 10, 2013 Trying to give your children an advantage in growing up makes consuming a competition. When everyone has a tutor, a trainer or a special baseball bat, you can't help but keep up.
Jun 10, 2013 We all want our kids to get into the best colleges they can. Some families take extra measures and spend extra money in pursuit of an edge.
May 29, 2013 Cuts to government-funded child development programs leave parents scrambling to find child care.
May 6, 2013 Technology in an advertisement for a Spanish organization let's adults and kids see different messages at the same time.
Dec 19, 2012 Pediatric dentistry is the fastest-growing dental specialty, as rising demand by parents makes it lucrative--and the kids make it fun.
Dec 10, 2012 The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.
Nov 30, 2012 Mothers who have cut back on work to spend time raising children find themselves with few affordable options when they look for child care that fits their schedule. A new business in Austin, Texas, is trying to fill the void.