How much does back-to-school cost you?

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Aug 1, 2017
How do you prepare for this costly spending season?
Shopping for school supplies.  

High rents are keeping young adults home with parents

by Marketplace Contributor Jul 29, 2016
With sky-high rents, how do young adults save enough to leave home? Most don’t.
Rows of homes line a street in a housing development in Oakland, California.
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The cost of raising a child prodigy

by Dina Gachman Nov 20, 2015
Training your kid to become the next Mozart could cost you a pretty penny.

The 5 steps of snow day acceptance

by Beth Teitell Jan 30, 2014
Commentator Beth Teitell feels for parents stuck at home on snow days

How to talk about money with aging parents

by Barbara Bogaev Aug 16, 2013
Sorting out your financial relationship with your parents can be more crucial than you think.
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Father knows best

by Tess Vigeland Jul 20, 2012
Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
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The move to assisted living: Navigating the fine line between money and emotions

by Liyna Anwar Jul 13, 2012
Learn about the challenges families face when trying to place a parent into an assisted-living facility.

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To my dissatisfied daughter

by Marketplace Contributor 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.

My mom, the comeback kid

by Marketplace Contributor May 10, 2012
Jen Miller's face -- and her money habits -- mirror her mother's.

Job seekers and helicopter parents

by Sarah Gardner Mar 9, 2012
An expert in advising college graduates on job searches feels the pain of parents trying to help their 20-something kids find a job.

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