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Decisions, decisions, decisions

Sep 7, 2012
We all want to be money smart, but who has time to study all that money lingo? The executive editor of CBSMoneyWatch.com broke down all those tough personal finance decisions in a new book.
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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

The costs and rewards of adoption

Aug 24, 2012
A Minnesota family does what it takes to make their dream of a big family a reality.
Posted In: adoption, family, spending

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

Baby Boomers will drive this economy

Aug 17, 2012
As Baby Boomers age, younger generations are fearing the day they'll be shouldering the burden to pay for Boomers' Social Security benefits. But one senior says Baby Boomers will help boost the economy, not drain it.
Posted In: Senior moment, baby boomers, spending, Entrepreneurship

Islam and money

Aug 3, 2012
The first in our series about money and religion, we look at how Muslims view and deal with money. Learn more about Islamic law regarding debt, investments and tithing.
Posted In: Muslim, Islam, debt, interest, tithing, spending

Olympian priorities: Gold or green?

Jul 20, 2012
Thirty-five-year-old Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto talks about struggling in the pursuit of gold.
Posted In: London Olympics, Jamie Nieto, high jump, Personal Finance, sponsorship, spending

The move to assisted living: Navigating the fine line between money and emotions

Jul 13, 2012
Learn about the challenges families face when trying to place a parent into an assisted-living facility.
Posted In: parents, seniors, Assisted living, spending

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