families

Foster families get the Disney treatment

May 31, 2013
ABC Family launches "The Fosters," a drama about a family with two moms, one biological son, two adopted foster kids, and a newcomer.
Posted In: foster family, television, families

Preserving fertility for the low price of $50,000

May 23, 2013
For one woman, $50,000 on a new technology to freeze her eggs was worth the expense.
Posted In: women, family, families

"American Winter": Documenting the downturn

Mar 15, 2013
A new HBO documentary, “American Winter,” explores how families have suffered in the weakened economy.
Posted In: documentary, families, American Winter

The costs of raising a child

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.
Posted In: babies, family budget, family finances, Money Matters, families

The cost of taking care of mom and dad

Jul 13, 2012
For many seniors, they reach a point where they can't do it all and they need a little to a lot of help. The cost of the assistance often falls to the children.
Posted In: Assisted living, elderly care, senior citizens, families

How military spouses hold down the home front

May 25, 2012
Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, military, families, spending, Saving, Retirement, will, life insurance