For the first time, the state’s graduating high school students must demonstrate a basic understanding in 14 areas of …
Why Your Teens Would Share a Car But Not a Cellphone
With a quirky list of questions, the teen-focused nonprofit Do Something hopes to put a stamp on the financial literacy game.
Stamps Will Cost 3 Cents More Sunday
The cost of mailing post cards will also go up by one cent
Want to Save Money? Stop Thinking About the Big Picture
Many of us made a New Year’s resolution to save more money. Just like the resolutions to go to the gym more and eat better, though, our financial resolve will probably fall by the wayside before the snow melts. A new study says …
7 Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Might Actually Keep
Americans waste about $1,000 each on failed New Year’s resolutions. Here are some that are free–and you might keep.
10 Big Consumer Trends from the 2013 Holiday Shopping Season
Baby-Tooth Bubble: Has the Tooth Fairy Lost Her Mind?
The Tooth Fairy is one girl gone wild. Some kids are getting $50 a tooth and the average bounty is up 42% in two years. Here’s what the trend says about the economy and our collective parenting skills.
Good Jobs, Lots of Dollar Stores: The U.S.’s Best Cities for Cheapskates
Which American cities are best for folks who prefer to keep tight hold of their money? Don’t go looking anywhere along the coasts.
The Great Debate: Do Millennials Really Want Cars, or Not?
Why are young people less likely to purchase cars, or even have driver’s licenses nowadays? One theory has it that the generation that came of age with the Internet and smartphones thinks cars are pretty lame. Automakers prefer to see the situation differently — that young people today love cars just as much as any other group, but …
Back to School Shopping: Parent-Teen Worlds Collide
A renewed sense of thrift has overtaken back-to-school shoppers, setting the scene for parent-teen conflicts
A Financial Cloud Over Wedding Season: How to Pop the (Money) Question
A week into wedding season, many betrotheds haven’t a clue about their soulmate’s finances. Here’s how to pop the money question.
Entrance to Walt Disney World Now Costs Over $100 (With Tax)
Theme parks are so predictable. Universal Orlando recently jacked up admissions prices by a few bucks, just as it did last year in the weeks before kids start their summer breaks. It was only a matter of time before Disney followed suit.