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Parents hire personal trainers to give kids a leg 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.
Posted In: consumer, fitness, children

Spanish ad has a secret message only kids can see (video)

May 6, 2013
Technology in an advertisement for a Spanish organization let's adults and kids see different messages at the same time.
Posted In: marketing, viral marketing, advertising, advertisements, children

Dentistry for kids proves a hot career field

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.
Posted In: dentist, children

Federal Trade Commission investigating privacy in kids' apps

Dec 10, 2012
The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.
Posted In: children, apps, mobile apps, privacy

Weighing the true cost of childcare

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.
Posted In: childcare, children, Money Matters

Which US cities spoil their children: are we spending too much on our kids?

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.
Posted In: children, consumer spending, spoiled kids, kids

Your child, in dollars and cents

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.
Posted In: children, spending, Housing, Education

Finding your dream babysitter

Aug 24, 2012
The search for your soulmate and the perfect babysitter have some surprising parallels.
Posted In: Babysitters, spending, children, family

Secondhand shopping for baby

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.
Posted In: children, secondhand, shopping, spending

A richer life with no kids

Aug 24, 2012
A married man in his forties reflects on his choice to not have children.
Posted In: children, marriage, Savings, spending

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