financial lessons

What 'Mad Men' Teaches Us About Money

You may not be able to afford the Mad Men lifestyle, but you can learn about money from the last season of this riveting AMC drama about an ad agency.

My 5-Step Plan to Teach My Kids Real-World Money Skills

With little in the way of financial education in schools, most of us don't learn how to save and spend wisely until we're out on our own -- and then the process can be a painful one of trial and error. Here's one person's plan to start her daughters early on the path towards financial fluency.