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Financial Responsibility

5 Steps to Loan Money to Your Kids and Actually Get Repaid

Neal Frankle | Posted 12.07.2014 | Money
Neal Frankle

I'm generally against loaning money to family - including the kids. Instead, I recommend they find other resources. But sometimes lending money to kids can be a win-win. At the very least, it doesn't have to be a lose-lose.

Yagana Shah

5 Ways We Wish We Were More Like Our Boomer Parents | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

Regardless of which generation we belong to, at some point we've all rolled our eyes at our parents when they dish out unsolicited advice or state the...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Responsible Way to Use Credit Cards

Kali Hawlk | Posted 04.06.2014 | Money
Kali Hawlk

Don't let anyone use a fear tactic to scare you into thinking all credit card use will end in financial ruin.

Parents: Stop the Money Lies You Tell Yourself

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

A key to family financial health is transparency -- with your spouse, your children and yourself. Keeping money secrets and lies has you living in an...

Teens Vote Financial Institutions 'Most Unpopular'

Pamela Yellen | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money
Pamela Yellen

It's not surprising that banks and financing companies aren't winning any popularity contests with teens. But like many financial literacy educators, I'm concerned that kids aren't learning strong life skills to manage their finances.

White House Launches Money as You Grow

Beth Kobliner | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Now is the moment to start teaching young Americans the ins and outs of personal finance. With higher than average unemployment rates and ballooning student loan debt, young people inhabit a daunting financial landscape.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Wish You'd Learned About Money?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Wouldn't it be nice if you could go back and give your younger self some words of wisdom? Since time travel doesn't exist, the best thing you can do is try to help other young people.

What's the Rush?

Charissa Newkirk | Posted 05.01.2012 | Teen
Charissa Newkirk

Most of the time, teenagers fail to realize how relaxing being young is when compared with the responsibilities of the real world.

How Do I Deal with My Anger, Move On and Heal?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 07.04.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

In my many years of family law practice, I have found that many spouses, especially the one who has been left behind, have a hard time letting go and moving forward...

You Don't Have to Make cuts in Education to Save Education's Money

Ewan McIntosh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ewan McIntosh

If I suggested that one terrible idea could save a U.S. school district up to $25 million a year -- cutting an education budget and maybe even increasing teacher numbers -- would you be interested?

Psych Yourself Rich: With Farnoosh Torabi

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Manisha Thakor

These days it's the rare American indeed who doesn't have money on the brain. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing depends on your mindset.

Kids and Money: Do No Evil

Patrice Peyret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrice Peyret

April is financial literacy month. It does not bode well for financial literacy. When a calendar month gets dedicated to a cause, it is often because ...

Frank Rich: Where's The New Era Of Responsibility?

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"I was right 70 percent of the time, but I was wrong 30 percent of the time," said Alan Greenspan as he testified last week on Capitol Hill. ... ...