College Credit: New Law Can Put Parents in Hock for Students' Debts

New laws are making it harder for young people to get credit cards. Credit: Corbis.
As college acceptance letters arrive, parents have added...

Oh, Baby: More Hospitals Asking for Payment Before Childbirth

Nurses take care of newborn babies at a hospital in Taiwan. Some U.S. hospitals are asking for delivery payment up front. Credit: Sam Yeh, Getty...

Sending Your Kid to College is Not the End of the Paperwork

You'll need a system to handle college paperwork. Credit: Dicmar Publishing
Congratulations, your child got into college. Now that you're done...

Tax Code Changes Offer Breaks for Larger Families and College Costs

Pay attention to new tax credits - you may be due more than you expected. Credit: blmurch, Flickr
If you have three kids at home or one in...

Families Spending More on Home Entertainment than Going Out

Staying home with the kids is not that cheap. Credit: c.r.avery, Flickr
American households are spending more money staying in with their...

Report Cites 220 Cases of D.C. Teachers Abusing Students

The Washington, D.C. school district, already rocked by infighting with its teachers, is getting another black eye from reports of more than 200...

Use Recession to Teach Kids Sensible Spending

Are you promoting good money habits? Credit: Guru family, Flickr Just like corporations are using the recession to restructure, you can use it...

Don't Eat That: New Study Shoots Down the Five-Second Rule

Watch that sippy cup and clean those countertops: Researchers have officially debunked the five-second rule. San Diego State University...

One in Five Kids Under 12 Has a Cell Phone, Poll Says

If you bought your grade-schooler a cell phone recently, you're not alone. A new survey found the number of kids ages 6 to 11 carrying cell...

Obama to Propose Stimulus for 'Sandwich Generation' Parents

Families have a good reason to watch the State of the Union Address this week, and not just as fodder for a civics lesson. President Barack Obama is...

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