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Money saving strategies for single parents
Money-Saving Strategies for Single Moms & Dads
Single parents often struggle to make ends meet with only one income to support the household. These money saving strategies can improve your budget.
Let kids fail at finance first to succeed later
How to Let Kids Fail Their Way to Financial Success
Teaching your children key financial lessons that they'll take into adulthood may mean you let kids fail first so they can grow from teaching moments.
Teach kids to save with holiday gifts
Great Gift Ideas That Teach Kids About Being Smart with Money
The holiday shopping may be the most expensive of the year, but it's also a perfect opportunity to give gifts that teach kids about finance.
4 Reasons to Plan Your Child’s College Funding Wisely

By Ginny Grimsley Avoiding the Debt Trap Can Be Just as Important as Getting a Degree, Says Financial Specialist Generation after generation, parents have taught their children to prepare for college now, which often means in elementary school or even earlier. These days, financial experts like John McDonough are giving parents the same advice. “Can […]

Are You Teaching Your Children Responsible Personal Money Management?

The following is a guest post by one of our personal finance expert friends. In this post, Cary Siegel gives his take on managing money as a parent. By: Cary Siegel As a parent of five teenagers, it feels like all I do every day is teach my kids lessons. These lessons span a wide […]

4 Things Parents Should Know Before Paying for College

By John McDonough Financial Specialist Shares Ways to Help Your Child While Protecting Your Retirement From $20,000 to $65,000 a year – that’s the tuition cost for one year of college, says John McDonough, a money expert who helps retirees and parents plan for their families’ futures. “For the 2012–2013 academic year, the average cost […]

The Gift of Smart Money Management this Holiday Season

A recent Rand poll showed more teens are saving for clothes than for college!  This is an ideal time to embrace the holiday spirit and set kids on the path for college success, workforce readiness and financial security. Though holiday deals may still be plentiful, Junior Achievement (JA) is encouraging other forms of giving this […]

The 5 C’s of Saving Money While Your Child’s in College

Believe it or not, parents can actually SAVE money with their kids heading back to school. Crazy, right? Aside from paying for tuition and rent, the average household can cut down on their monthly costs by at least $500 a month while their child is away at college. Half a thousand dollars a month adds […]

Back to School Preparations for Students of All Ages

Summer went by like a blink of an eye – guess time really does fly when you’re having fun! But now, it’s time to get in the back-to-school mindset. The financial experts at Miss Money Bee stress the importance of education. We’re making sure that every student – from elementary students to college students- have […]

Celebrate Take Your Kids to Work Day

April 26 is National Take Your Kids to Work Day — not to mention the entire month of April is National Financial Literacy Month, so why not use this time to teach your kids about the financial world. Teach them practical financial skills such as earning money, paying bills, and how to afford the things […]

Thanksgiving Decorating on a Dime

Decorations and family activities help make Thanksgiving it a memorable day.  Decorating for the holidays can run up a hefty bill, but this year it doesn’t have to. Your décor can be traditional and fun all while remaining budget friendly. Decorating on a Dime Tips: Search Around your House: Buy scented candles and then hunt […]

Students are a high risk for excessive credit card use
Experts Warn College Kids Against Excessive Credit Card Use
If your kids are on your tab while attending school, be careful that they take steps to avoid excessive credit card use that can lead to debt for you.