Back-to-school time has become its own shopping season, second only to Christmas in terms of family expenditures. The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects record spending...
60% of parents are considering home schooling instead of sending their kids back this fall. But it can get expensive if you’re not careful. Thankfully, there are many ways to give your kids an enriching education at home on a tight budget.
It’s challenging to disconnect from the job at quitting time or stay focused on work during business hours with friends and family asking for attention. But these strategies for work-life balance help you keep your head in the game at work, then get out of the rat race when it’s time to clock out.
In the months that followed pandemic-related school closures, many families discovered that home schooling worked out well for them. And many are now considering making it permanent. But home schooling isn’t right for every family. Before taking the leap, read up on the pros and cons.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many summer day camps and sleep-away camps are closing their doors for the 2020 season. But you can recreate the camp experience at home on a budget with plenty of activities that help kids learn and pass the time. Here’s how.
Research shows that spending money on time-saving services like nannies and housekeepers can promote happiness and lead to greater life satisfaction. But it can get you into hot water if you aren’t aware of household employment taxes, also known as the nanny tax.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents wonder what this summer will look like for their kids. The good news is it can’t cancel summer fun. As parents, we simply have to reimagine what summer means, what we can do to keep our kids from regressing over summer break, and keep having fun.
For many frazzled parents, just the thought of getting kids to organize their stuff is laughable. But it can teach children valuable money lessons, which are crucial to learn when they’re young. Find out how organization teaches kids about finance — and how on earth you can get them on board.
There’s nothing quite as meaningful to parents as receiving a homemade gift. Whether you’re looking to keep things inexpensive or give Dad something especially thoughtful this Father’s Day, a handmade gift helps you show how much you care — whether you’re 3 or 33.
If you want your kids to grow into wealthy, financially literate adults, you’re going to have to teach them about money. Here are some important accounts you can open on your child’s behalf to help them learn good financial habits.
Sending your child to college is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking milestones on your path to raising independent adults. But how do you make sure they’re financially prepared? Whether college is years away or looming large, there are many strategies to help you plan, survive, and thrive.
Whether you’re strapped for cash or just want to let kids participate in the Mother’s Day gift giving, a DIY present is always a welcome treat. From soaps and salt scrubs to home-baked goodies or practical kitchen and gardening tools, there’s a DIY on this list for kids of all ages.