Nafeesah Allen

Nafeesah Allen

Nafeesah is a writer and independent researcher with a particular interest in migration, literature, gender identity, and diaspora studies within the global South.

These five parents share their unwritten rules for managing an allowance scheme that teaches kids the true value of money, time, and work ethic.
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These scholarship and grant sources offer financial support, mentorship, and post-graduation employment opportunities to Native students across North America.
Latinx students, many of whom are first-generation Americans, are often disadvantaged in the college application and financial aid process. These 10 scholarships are here to help.
Scholarships, grants, and fellowships can help minimize student debt. These nine specifically target Black and African-American students and are accepting applications right now.
The average family with K-12 kids will spend $850 this year on school supplies—that's a record. Here's how to hack the back-to-school spending system.
The best hack to cut college costs? Start at community college and switch to a four-year university. These expert tips will help parents and students alike make the transition feasible—and affordable.
When you shop for durable design, you don't have to replace it when your kid transitions from toddler to tween. And that's a parenting money hack we can all get behind.
Parents shouldn't try to go it alone when it comes to imparting lessons about financial health to the next generation. Here are the best books to teach kids—of any age—about money.
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College tuition costs continue to skyrocket, and it's anyone's guess how much more they'll rise in a decade. Here are our top college-savings strategies—that don't involve a traditional 529 account.
It turns out, men are just as tired of male-breadwinner culture as women are. More and more fathers are choosing to give up income, leave the workforce, and become stay-at-home dads.
Single parents are some of the best jugglers of time and money. Here, they share their secrets to avoiding being overworked and over budget—hacks that any parent, single or otherwise, can use.
Faced with the rising costs of child care, many parents decide one of them should stay home with the kids to save money. Here's how families who are raising children on a single income make it work.