Just because you feel like a house doesn't mean you have to shop in the house department.
Some states will exempt school supplies, clothes and other items from tax. Make sure you're getting the best deal.
A new school year is a good time to give your kids an allowance and make them responsible for some of their expenses.
Bloggers detail the deals at national chains. One suggestion: Give your kids a budget and let them decide what to buy.
Forget hiking into the back of beyond. Pitch your tent a little closer to home.
U.S. Tax Court rules that nonprofit status would not be appropriate.
Here are some tactics for teaching deferred gratification -- and how a 4-year-old boy has responded to them.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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