Teaching a hard-work ethic

Jul 27, 2012
Some people are born to be hard workers. For the rest of us, don't worry -- a good work ethic can be learned.
Posted In: work ethic, psychology, kids, parenting, hard work

The 'Club Sandwich' generation

Jul 13, 2012
Not only are many American Baby Boomers supporting both their parents and their kids, but some are even paying for their grand kids as well.
Posted In: sandwich generation, kids, grandparents, financial support

To my dissatisfied daughter

Jul 13, 2012
A frustrated mother sends her teenager daughter a letter, explaining how she and her father are still trying to provide for the family while they are both unemployed.
Posted In: Unemployment, parents, kids, Jobs

Starting financial education young

Jun 29, 2012
What lessons can be learned from a fourth-grade economics class taught by high school seniors?
Posted In: kids, financial education

Rock, paper, income: The life of a stay-at-home dad

Jun 15, 2012
Stay-at-home dad Kenny Messer on the challenges and rewards of being home with the kids.
Posted In: dads, father's day, parenting, kids

Teen summer jobs: Whose money is it, anyway?

Jun 8, 2012
It's summertime and many teens are making the most of it by getting a job. They worked for that money, so they should have full control over it. Or should they?
Posted In: summer vacation, kids, teens, summer jobs, financial literacy

How young is too young to be on Facebook?

Jun 4, 2012
In order to increase its reach, Facebook is now developing a system that would allow children under the age of 13 to play games and use the social network.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, kids, psychology

Gateway Stocks: Starting investors young

May 25, 2012
Think junior's ready to dive into Wall Street? Some parents are buying their kids a share or two, to teach them about investing.
Posted In: gateway, stock, certificates, Investing, kids

What to do with your kids this summer

May 23, 2012
With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, we've reached the unofficial start of summer -- which means a lot of kids are going to have a lot of free time on their hands. So what's the best use of that time?
Posted In: summer vacation, kids

The price of staying en pointe

May 11, 2012
It's not just blood, sweat and tears that makes a prima ballerina. It takes a lot of money to take center stage too.
Posted In: ballet, career, kids