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In Germany, holidays are 'uber alles'

Jul 6, 2012
German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.

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

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?

Americans plan to travel more this summer

May 8, 2012
A new survey finds Americans plan to take more vacation trips during the summer and are placing a higher priority on value compared to the past.

Dear mom and dad, Wealth Camp's a lot of fun!

Sep 13, 2010
The rich always have their own special way of doing things, including summer camp. The Wall Street Journal talked to attendees of Citi Private Bank...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Economic news bad. Stock prices good.

Jul 22, 2010
/**/ Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June; new unemployment benefit plans rose. Yet at this writing, Wall Street's jumping. What d...