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According to the 2016 Census, there are about 12 million single parent households within the United States.  As the weather...


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There’s nothing quite like the season of Santa to draw out just how little your kids understand money. So as we jump into...


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The back-to-school shopping season is in full swing with ads and sales in almost every store. It’s an exciting time — and it's...


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When I was 10 years old, my dad offered me an incredible deal. He said he’d help me buy my first car by matching every dollar...


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After months of homework assignments, projects, PTA events, science and math fairs, after-school activities and report cards,...


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From budgeting and income to saving and earning compound interest, kids need to learn how to earn money and make it grow....


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Do you know, on average, how much it will cost you to raise one child to age 18? More than $245,000 for a child born in 2013,...


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Teaching kids about money is one of the most valuable lessons a parent can provide. Getting kids to understand the importance...


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Having the kids home all day every day in the summer can be overwhelming. To keep them occupied (and yourself from going...


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