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Budgeting for Baby

Having a baby can change everything, especially when it comes to finances. Here, the Martinez family discusses their savings strategy as first-time parents.

Savings Experiment: Diapers

Once you discover how much diapers cost, you may want to fasten your baby to a clothing line to drip-dry. Luckily, there are easy ways to save money on diapers.

10 Financial Planning Tips for New Parents

The stork has arrived, bringing a beautiful baby girl or boy into your life. It also brought a ready-made drain on your wallet. The list of costs is seemingly endless: diapers, health care, child care, education, clothing, and much more. Here are some family-planning tips to keep your finances from interfering in the joy of parenting.

Financial Tradeoffs Parents are Making for Their Families

Every parent knows that children aren't cheap. The average cost of raising a family has grown higher than ever, and parents are making some sacrifices to pay it. Here are some of the common tradeoffs new mothers and fathers are making.

Tax Tips for a New Baby

The new addition to your family is likely to be one of the most joyous events in your life. However, it may also be the most expensive. With the...

The Justin Bieber Effect Reaches Books and Film

No matter how you feel about the YouTube-launched sixteen-year-old pop sensation Justin Bieber (and if you are older than 30, we can probably guess your feelings on the subject), there's no denying that he's an entertainment industry juggernaut. Why, just this past Monday came news of not one, but two major deals.

Cheap baby gear even cheaper, Target

Daily Deal: Target is having a sale on baby gear. It seems they have one of these every few weeks. I get regular emails since I bought a few items in...