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You don't need to be a teenage millionaire to have a trust fund. Get a sense of how trusts work and whether this financial tool makes sense for your family.
Having a baby is a huge milestone, bringing new levels of joy, renewal and family togetherness. But before you get too caught up in all the warm, fuzzy feelings, remember that having a child also comes with a price tag — or two or three.
Congratulations! After months of planning, you are officially married. Now it's time to kick back, relax and ... pay the bills? Marriage may be fueled by love, but living together costs money.
Having a kid isn't a sprint. It's a marathon, one likely to have financial implications for the rest of you and your child's lives. Planning and educating early can provide an enduring source of support down the road.
Kids cost a fortune. We don't have to tell you that. But if you think you know exactly how much, think again.
Hospital costs for baby deliveries have skyrocketed since 2004. Depending on where you live in the United States and how you deliver, plan on experiencing some sort of sticker shock when you receive your bill.
Kids these days expect instant gratification. So earning an allowance teaches them about budgeting and saving. But how much is just right?
You're certain you and your partner have to work, rather than one of you staying home with the kids. The truth is, it could make more financial sense for one of you to stay home. Let's do the numbers.
A lot of factors influence just how much it costs to adopt a child. If you're thinking about adopting, here's an idea of what to expect (and why).
Unless you have an MBA in finance, trying to decipher how education is funded in the U.S. could leave you reaching for a nice glass of wine. We'll break it down so you can understand it even without the help of a chardonnay.
If you can only afford a health plan with a high deductible (or if that's all your company is offering), a health savings account is an excellent addition to your coverage. And it's triple tax-free.