Support Marketplace

family finances

Pages

A new budget item: Taking care of grown kids

Nov 19, 2013
A new report: Parents still supporting their adult children -- but not budgeting for it.
Posted In: family finances, holidays, retirement planning

How to successfully ask family members for a loan

Aug 16, 2013
Economist Diane Lim offers callers advice about family loans, inheritance, and helping your parents deal with their finances.
Posted In: family finances, Personal Finance, family lending, Inheritance

Can we afford kids? Talking about the steep pricetag of parenthood

Aug 16, 2013
One of the most difficult financial realities to face is the decision to delay having a family for people who want children. A pair of listeners share how they talk with their partners about the cost of children -- and the choice to put off parenthood.
Posted In: Personal Finance, family finances, children

Financial advice from your family

Aug 16, 2013
Listeners share their families' advice about money.
Posted In: family finances, Personal Finance, financial advice

Giving away your inheritance

Aug 16, 2013
Here's a conversation that might prove tricky: a young adult who tells her parents that she plans on giving away her inheritance.
Posted In: family, family finances, Charity, Inheritance, wealth

Family finance with 'The Simpsons'

Aug 16, 2013
What can one of America's favorite sitcoms teach us about family and money?
Posted In: family finances, television, The Simpsons, comedy

Culture clash: Reconciling your family's different attitudes about money

Aug 16, 2013
What happens when multicultural families have to deal with different financial upbringings?
Posted In: family, multicultural, family finances

How one family went bankrupt spending $100,000 on Beanie Babies

Aug 13, 2013
A documentary filmmaker tells the story of how his father's obsession with the plush collectables cost the family everything.
Posted In: Collectibles, family finances

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 raising kids

Jun 15, 2012
Top earners are able to spend more, boosting their children's odds for future success.
Posted In: baby, children, family, family finances

Pages