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.

Starting financial education young

Jun 29, 2012
What lessons can be learned from a fourth-grade economics class taught by high school seniors?
Conrad Ukropina, left, and his classmate Chris Tesorero, both high school seniors, give economics lessons to fourth grade students.
Devin Robins

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.
Stay-at-home dad Kenny Messer on the challenges and rewards of being home with the kids.
Kenny Messer

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?
Summer is a good time for your kids to earn money -- and also learn financial responsibility.
Chris Nystrom

How young is too young to be on Facebook?

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.

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.

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…

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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.
Miko Fogarty in a black tutu. Her mother says each tutu, which are made by a costumer in Japan, costs about $2,000.
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Taking your kids to work

May 4, 2012
Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day has evolved since it was first started -- for daughters only -- 20 years ago.

Teaching kids to be financially literate

Apr 20, 2012
Launched in the aftermath of the riots that tore Los Angeles apart in 1992, Operation Hope has been educating young people about money and its power to elevate us.