Mia Taylor

Mia Taylor

Personal Finance Writer

Mia Taylor is an award-winning journalist who's passionate about making personal finance coverage accessible and engaging. News organizations she has worked for as a staff member or contributor include The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the San Diego Union-Tribune, The Boston Globe, TheStreet, Bankrate, MSN, and Cheapism. In 2011, she was a member of a team of KPBS reporters who received a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Just like adults, kids can benefit from using apps to help manage their money—including their allowance. Here are the top five budgeting apps for kids, plus tips on how to use them.
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With everything parents have on their plates, maintaining a monthly budget can be challenging. Here are some of the best apps to help with this task.
Why and how to start saving for college with a 529 plan.
Creating a will is important for all adults, but particularly those who have dependents— including adult dependents. Adding a trust to your estate plan can provide even more guidance.
The days of feeling ashamed of employment gaps are becoming a thing of the past. Parents, it's time to own your gap and your story.
Family vacations take us out of our comfort zones and daily routines, which can make it hard to travel on a budget. Travel experts share ways to make this challenge slightly easier.
Choosing an affordable online education doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Here are the cheapest online colleges that have been proven to deliver results.
Creating and living within a budget can be challenging, especially for moms who are in charge of a great deal of the daily household spending. Here are hacks and tips to make the job easier.
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Sure, summer means sun and fun, but it also means scheduling and financial stress. From summer camps to child care, here's what to expect to pay-and where you may be able to find financial aid.
Present Shop from CAMP is a new e-commerce platform just for kids ages 3 to 12. But should we be promoting solo online shopping among young children? Here's everything parents need to know.
A new UBS report shows that spouses and partners still have a long way to go when it comes to talking about money. And more importantly, not talking about it can have a profound impact on overall family wellness.
Home-swapping is growing in popularity, and for good reason: It can save travelers quite a bit of money—and it makes vacations with kids in tow a ton easier, too.
The cost of IVF can be daunting, particularly as a single parent. The good news is there are more options than ever to help fund treatment.
One silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the proliferation of hyper-local, family-friendly tours around the country. Here are the best ones for kids of all ages.
Struggling to come up with a menu for your child's celebration? We’ve got birthday party food ideas that will please your entire guest list.
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Are you ready for summer fun? These hotels are easy on the wallet and rolling out the welcome mat for family visitors.
A child is one of life's biggest expenses and as a single-income household, planning adequately for that expense is critical.
Be prepared to spend more on everything this summer-from car rentals to the privilege of relaxing by the pool at your hotel.
Universal and whole life insurance can help cover the cost of college tuition but it's important to understand the pros and cons of this approach.
Booking future travel gets the most value for your mileage, but you can also go shopping (or grab a gift card) today.