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 [...]

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 [...]

What Would You Do With A Billion Dollars?

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

What would you do with a billion dollars? Well, NJ Online Casinos - perhaps in a bid to lure us to the  blackjack tables - conducted a survey asking us what we would do if [...]

Apps to Stop Robocalls (for real!)

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Random|

Well, in a move that turns the tables on annoying robocalls: we can refuse them with a technology similar to the one that launches them. The Federal Trade Commission (a U.S. government in place to [...]

Buy Housekeeping, Get Happiness

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Mom-o-nomics, Random|

Alright people: stop shopping for designer items and start paying a housekeeper. Harvard scientists, who have finally turned their attention to the useful and salient matter of freeing up my mornings, have found that if [...]

New Bouncer Seat Safety Won’t Alone Save Your Baby

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Random|

New bouncer seat safety standards can't save your baby, only you can. Babies are cracking their skulls and suffocating death in infant bouncer seats. Why? Because we, their parents, are not following the [...]

The Sickening Cost of Healthy Suppliments

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

This kind of healthy remedy can kill you. Browsing the shelves, you'll find supplements promising to make you thinner, improve your memory or alleviate that nagging joint pain. Never could you possibly imagine [...]