Advances in reproductive technology and a trend towards marriage later in life have led to an increase in older parents. But do these old fogies know what they’re getting themselves into, financially speaking?
In a mere two years, the proportion of teenagers who expect to be financially dependent on their parents until their mid-20s has doubled. That gives us all another reason to feel sympathy for parents who have teenagers right now.
Parents and kids can’t seem to agree on whether they are even discussing personal finance, a new survey shows. That’s OK. Actions are what matter.
A new study suggests that millennials are getting serious about paring down their debt. But a closer look at the numbers shows some troubling signs
Virtual family banking site FamZoo has introduced a prepaid card that actually makes sense–for kids and parents.
Dozens of countries, including the U.S., are searching for ways to raise the financial I.Q. of their citizens. But only a handful have taken the bold step of making personal finance a high school requirement. Here’s why the U.S. needs to move faster.
It’s the time of year when lists are made forecasting the rise and fall of household expenses, big and small. Accordingly, it may also be time to tweak the family budget.
A rule of thumb is a general guideline, an easy way to approximate a value quickly. But it’s not meant to be completely accurate.
What did the 2012 holidays teach us about the current state of shoppers—and, of course, the places where they shop?
Is it remotely possible to be Santa and a responsible parent at the same time?
With just days until Christmas three-quarters of adults still have shopping to do. History tells us they will waste their money. Here’s how to make a last-minute gift matter.
“Cheaper gas prices” probably wasn’t tops on many holiday wish lists. But relief at the pump could represent a holiday dream come true: As families save money on gas, the budget will be freed up to purchase more presents.