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Financial Feud: Buy iPhone outright vs. Make monthly payments

Jun 29, 2013
Have your kids ever asked you for something you said they'd have to earn instead? For one listener and her teenage son, it was an iPhone. Hear what our experts have to say about their financial feud.
Posted In: smartphones, iPhone, allowance

A virtual bank for the kids' allowance

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.
Posted In: allowance, Money Matters

To pay or not to pay your kids?

Jun 15, 2012
A father tackles the difficult question of how to dole out allowance to his children.
Posted In: Commentaries, children, allowance, Personal Finance