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With Wedding Season Upon Us, Financial Advice For Newlyweds

Ryan Bailey | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Ryan Bailey

There is no one right way to manage money with your partner. That being said, there are some things that every couple should take into consideration as they approach marriage and go about exploring their financial options.

How to Talk to Kids About Money

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

You have to talk to your kids about money from a very early age, as this is when good habits start to form. Make sure that your kids come into contact with money, learn where it comes from and understand how it is used.

You're Married. Now What? How To Say 'I Do' To A Solid Financial Future Together

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money
Amandah Blackwell

While being married has put you in a state of bliss, you need to come down off of your cloud for a minute and have a conversation with your partner about finances. In fact, I'd love to help you and your partner secure a solid and happy financial future together now and forever.

Your Kids and Money Questions -- Answered!

Neale Godfrey | Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

I asked you to tell me what kids-and-money problems were on you mind. You reached out with questions ranging from humorous to serious.

Do You Keep Money Secrets From Your Kids?

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.14.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

We are passing our bad habits down to our kids. They see us spend but not save, pay bills or give to charity. You have to get your child involved in all of it. The only way to get money is to earn it. Make sure your handling of money is visible and simple for them to understand.

3 Ways To Stop The Nagging

LearnVest | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents

Like water dripping from a leaky faucet, a kid's constant nagging can be annoying and almost impossible to ignore, but giving in can have real financial consequences.

Top Five Money Mistakes Parents Make With Their Kids

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

We want "kids to be kids," so money seems like a grown up topic that we can put off. It's easy to send messages that confuse our kids and harm the family's financial health -- but, you can change that.

Financial Advice: Balancing the Needs of Three Generations

Women & Co | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

As a consequence of an aging population, more working Americans are finding themselves faced with saving for retirement while sandwiched between financial obligations to children and to parents and older relatives.

Laura Rowley

What Do You Owe Your Kids? | Laura Rowley | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty

My spouse and I started saving for college when each of our daughters was born. We've set money aside faithfully every month for the last 14-1/2 years...

4 Financial Tradeoffs Parents Are Making For Their Families

DailyFinance | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

His son is only two-and-a-half years old, but Myron Lo, the 39-year-old vice president for innovation at ZipRealty, already has at least three plans i...

Amid Fears, Retailers Shifting Strategies

USA Today | Jaybe O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at some of the nation's stores, as retailers struggle to find ways to make shoppers forget about their bat...