Kids and money

10 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Be Frugal

Teaching your kids to be smart with their money sets them up for lifelong healthier relationship with their finances. Here are 10 ways to help them learn.

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...