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Children and Workers Among 40 Million U.S. Poor

Poverty is growing in the recession, with nearly 40 million Americans living at or below the official poverty level in 2008. That figure includes more than 14 million children and a growing class of "working poor."

Kids, we need to have the money talk

I was visiting my best friend last month, babysitting her three boys, age 2, 4 and 6. It was Owen, the one in the middle, who gave me the scoop on...

How to save big on Christmas cards!

My wife and I have differing philosophies when it comes to Christmas cards; she likes to choose beautiful cards and send them to everyone we know,...