Child Care Costs Are Why I'm Not Having More Kids
The rise of "one and done," only-child families in the United States is largely due to skyrocketing child care costs. At this rate, can working parents even afford to...work?
How Your Parenting Style Determines Your Child's Financial Success Later On
A new study reveals that one notable parenting style results in cost savings to families as well as future financial benefits as children mature into adulthood. Here's how it works.
5 Clever Ways to Save for College That Don't Involve a 529 Plan
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.
I'm Tempted to Give Up on Career Post-Kids—But Here's Why I'm Not
For seven years, I mostly lived off my husband's income so I could be the primary caregiver for our three young children. And it's come at a cost: my entire career.
We Hired My Mom as Nanny to Cut Costs and It Didn't Turn Out as Expected
After weighing our childcare options, we decided to hire my mom as nanny for our three young kids. The outcome certainly saved us money, but it came with an unpleasant emotional cost.