Tax Tips for PTA Parents

By | March 28th, 2012|Categories: Kids & Money, School & Money|

You've donated your time, your money, and your sanity. Some of it's actually tax deductible.   If the amount you owe in taxes this year is making you want to stop volunteering and start earning a paycheck then [...]

How to Teach Babies to Succeed (for Free)

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Random|

Finally, parenting we can all achieve! News from one of the country's most esteemed academic institutions tells us to mess up. Yes, this is good parenting that will help our kids succeed! Researchers from MIT [...]

Teens & Work: Burger-Flipping Can Mean Big Bucks Later

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Random|

No more disparaging the idea of your kid flipping burgers or fetching coffee, doing these jobs today will get a young person ahead later in life. Teenagers who work summer or evening jobs - yes, [...]

Beware Online: Stylish Clothing at Reasonable Prices

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Random|

If there's a retail enticement I cannot resist, it's a store's dangling of impossibly stylish clothing for seemingly reasonable prices. You spend $39  (that's about the common offering) and in return get a pair of [...]

Keeping Kids Safe From Their Own Electronics

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Mom-o-nomics, Random|

The holidays are over but if you gave your child a tablet, cell phone or laptop, the spirit may just last, well, until the damn thing gets lost or broken. But before then, if we [...]

Fake Debt Collection is a Real Threat

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Random|

People across the country are reporting that they're getting telephone calls and letters from people trying to collect on loans the consumers never received or on loans they did receive but for amounts they do [...]

The Privacy Dangers of DNA Testing

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: Random|

Companies are advertising at-home DNA test kits that promise intriguing insights into your past (“Where did my forebears come from?”) – and your future (“Do I have the genetic markers for certain medical conditions?”), says [...]

A Teen’s Selfie Today, Career Suicide Tomorrow

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Random|

Teen selfie today, career tragedy tomorrow. Hey kids, if you're not going to listen to your parents, at least listen to researchers at Harvard University. They know you've toned down your selfie-taking on [...]

Encouraging Teens to be Entrepreuners

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Econo-YOU, Mom-o-nomics|

Most of parents would be happy to encourage our teens' interests entrepreneurship, but according to a new study conducted for Junior Achievement and EY, our teens are not particularly interested. over 88 percent of parents [...]

Stop Thinking Your Wife Overspends

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Random|

Perhaps your husband doesn't think you spend too much money, but rather he spends a lot of time complaining about your purchases, well, it might be more than your trips to the mall that are [...]

Tying Money to Self-Esteem is Miserable

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Random|

Pictured here: people who don't really think they're great. No one thinks they're so great because they're so rich - in fact, it's actually just the opposite if you believe new research from [...]