All relations days when you're ready to pucker up and kiss followed by days you'd rather smooch with a rat. As we're heading into 2013, we've chosen 13 issues that commonly affect most couples. Do you recognize any of these roadblocks holding back your togetherness?
Money smart kids should learn about giving back. Think about the charity and giving side to money. In raising responsible children we need to have them think beyond just saving and wanting for themselves. How do you get your kids involved in community service?
Heading out for your anual back-to-school shopping spree? See how Lisa McCarthy uses some on-the-spot creative financial strategies to help teach her daughter a thing or two about stretching the "school supplies" dollar.
How do you think moms are spending for back-to-school this fall? The answers might surprise you! What group do you fall into? Will you be shopping online, going in-store or both? What's the must-have item on your list?
Funny how so many little things in our children's lives can turn into money lessons that will last a lifetime! When my daughter came home from camp with grand visions of her next adventure I was happy to see it turn into a money lesson as well.
Summertime is known for the abundance of yard and garage sales, swap meets and barter fairs. Parents and parents-to-be will be scouring, seeking and finding both bargains and treasures galore. Maximize your savings and avoid some dangerous pitfalls!
April is financial literacy month! Financially literacy is one of the most important life lessons that you can teach your children. Three to four years of age is the perfect time to start them on their road to being personally, financially responsible.
You've no doubt seen all the scary statistics on the costs of raising children -- numbers that may very well have you second-guessing your decision to toss your birth control pills in the trash! Starting a family doesn't have to lead to financial ruin. There are plenty of practical steps you can take to minimize the impact on your family's budget. Here are a few ideas.
Think your kids are too young to get their feet wet in the weird-yet-wonderful world of online shopping? Think again. According to two recent studies from south of the border, young people between the ages of 8 and 24 have taken a shine to online shopping.
Every May, in honor of Mother's Day, Salary.com announces how much the work of a stay-at-home mother is worth. Her annual salary, or value, in 2009, since in the real world the salary is a fantasy: an impressive $122,732. It's nice to be valued. What isn't so nice is that although stay-at-home moms are given lip service about their value and importance, full-time stay-at-home motherhood is not recognized as the job it really is.
Toddlers may have to rely on grown-ups to teach them how to tie a shoe and use the potty, but when it comes to knowing how to sit, stand, bend and walk with ease, we can take our cues from these agile little ones.