The fact that people learn more about finances at home than from any other source is a testament to the importance of families, but it is also a responsibility.
When young people graduate from the juvenile justice system, they have, by any reasonable measure, repaid their debt to society. But one debt is not easily repaid: the hundreds and even thousands of dollars in fines, fees and restitution that young people and their families owe as a result of their cases.
We've had a spate of good news on the economic front recently. Does this mean that we are finally out of the fiscal woods? According to our most recen...
Global financial stability is improving -- we have begun to turn the corner. But it is too early to declare victory as there is a need to move beyond liquidity dependence -- the central theme of our report -- to overcome the remaining challenges to global stability.
I stumbled upon The Orange Rhino No Yelling Challenge. The mom blogger chose to challenge herself to 365 days of no yelling at her kids. That same day I took the challenge to not yell. That decision to stop yelling seemed to give me the clarity needed to get other important areas of my life straight. Here's what happened next.
Those volunteering for military service are given basic training before being sent into battle. Shouldn't your child have some basic preparation for life's battlefield?
Spring is such a wonderful time of year! The weather warms up, flowers start to bloom, and farmers markets are suddenly everywhere. All these pleasant...
I'm just now beginning to find out what kind of person I am without the burden of debt. Finally, I can plan for my future and not just pay for my past.
When it comes to debt, there really are no free lunches. Indeed, it is always harder to get out of than it is to get into. The best thing you can do is to change your own thinking when it comes to money. When you are in debt, even the price tag has a price tag.
Budgeting is like exercising for many people: We know we should do it, and we really want to, but after a long day, it's pretty much the last thing on...
If you are in your 20s and in debt it can seem like a gargantuan task to throw that monkey off your back. Do not despair my young friend. It may seem impossible to clear that debt, but it's actually much easier than you think.
There's a fiscally responsible way for us to do for deserving college grads what we did for Wall Street and big business.
It's still all too easy to get ensnared in a nasty debt trap that could derail your finances and prevent you from accomplishing your dreams.
It was after several months of blowing between $800 and $1,200 on food alone that I realized it was time for a change.
The average tax refund is around $3,000. If you are lucky enough to get a refund. That may not sound like a lot, but there are some interesting ways to leverage that return.
While news outlets don't just invent numbers on the budget, it would not be much of a change for the worse if they did. The news stories that we saw following the release of President Obama's budget followed the same practice we have seen in budget stories for decades. They threw very large numbers at readers that no one understands.