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Entries by Women & Co from 05/2013

What Mom Wants More Than Flowers This Year

| Posted 05.10.2013 | Style

A bouquet is nice, but the world is full of flowers in May. Why not get a little more creative for Mother's Day? Celebrate the mothers in your life (or drop some hints for your own gift) with these non-floral ideas:

5 Strategies To Teach Young Kids About Proper Money Management

| Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

Unfortunately, personal finance courses are not taught in schools, so it's completely up to you -- and the earlier you begin the process, the better chance your children will have to grow up into responsible, thrifty young adults.

Pennies & Petroleum: Spending Wisely at the Pump

| Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

It's the phrase that you dread to hear, and yet there it is, on the news, in the paper, and at the water cooler. Gas prices stink. Still, we line up at the pumps and we fill up week after week, day after day -- because in the end, what choice to you have?

Helpful Tips for Managing Investment Risk

| Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

Regardless of our dreams, we still must contend with the uncertainty of whether we will live one decade or three decades in retirement (the more the better in my view), as well as whether our family will need our financial support or whether we will need theirs.

If You're House Hunting, Consider These 5 Tips

| Posted 05.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

After years in the doldrums, the U.S. housing market is finally showing signs of life. Looking to buy a home? Here are five tips to keep in mind:

Retirement Accounts: Should You Fear the Eventual Tax Bill?

| Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

Some people are reluctant to fund Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k) plans, fearing they are setting themselves up for big tax bills in retirement.

How My Layoff Kick-Started My Small Business

| Posted 05.30.2013 | Small Business

A job layoff can be a financially jarring event when you suddenly find yourself without a steady paycheck, but it doesn't have to mean the end of your professional posterity.