Kids and Money

Give Your Child the Gift of a Roth IRA

You can fund a Roth IRA account for a minor anytime during the year as long as the recipient earns at least as much as your contribution by year-end.

Financial Literacy Gets a Hip-Hop Makeover

Long filled with messages of outlandish lifestyles and expensive habits, hip-hop has lately been promoting more frugal choices. From "Mo Money, Mo Problems" to the virtues of shopping secondhand in "Thrift Shop," the genre's done a 180.

7 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Develop Good Money Habits

Low interest rates have made convincing kids to open savings accounts a tougher sell. You can't just tell a 9-year-old to save because it's good for her -- you need an incentive, like prospect of a great return. So here are seven ideas to help your kids profitably put their money to work.

Five Investing Rules You Can Learn From Kids

Looking at investing from a child's perspective can be eye-opening. And you don't need to have kids of your own to learn these lessons. Here are five tips for learning how to think like a child -- and how to turn that into making some grown-up profits.

10 things kids just don't need

If there's something on which most parents can agree, it's that there is an over-abundance of goods and services available today for infants and kids...