The stock market is at it again. After steady gains early this year, the S&P 500 has dropped about 7 percent since April. Many people – including you? – are bailing out. Almost 30 percent of Americans between 18 and 34 plan to sell all their stocks, according to a study by brokerage firm […]
Every teen needs a summer job. Fortunately, more companies are hiring this summer, studies show. Encourage your son or daughter to start looking now.
It’s almost sickening how much money some sports and entertainment stars make. But it’s really sickening to hear how some blow their riches and wind up back where they started: poor.
Many divorced people, such as myself, aren’t looking to remarry. We remember the bad times and eventual heartbreak that accompanied divorce. Why take a chance on that happening again, especially if kids are involved? But I want to pose a question: What single issue scares you the most about remarriage?
As parents, we worry about giving our kids a good education. That education should include teaching them how to manage money. Your goal isn’t to make them rich or encourage them to worship money and possessions. No, the goal is keep them from screwing up their lives by mishandling money.
Many parents, like me, worry about teaching their kids how to properly handle money. We want to send the right messages. Financial author Liz Weston, writing on msn.com, says it’s just as important to avoid sending the wrong messages.