President Obama's proposal for universal preschool for 4-year-olds has stirred up the debate about its benefits and cost.
Spending a good deal in excess of $1,000 for the prom is not unheard of in some parts. Here's how to reduce your costs.
A new study says the average family has $1,318 worth of saleable children's gear -- and resale has never been easier. Some parents even turn a profit.
The cookie sale is the most visible youth fundraiser, but kids sell stuff all year. What if you can't afford to buy, or disagree on principle?
The French approach to child-rearing seems so much simpler and less expensive than what many American parents do.
Does your bundle of joy have to cost a bundle? Three frugal bloggers say 'no.'
Limo rides? Live bands? $150 party favors? Resist the pressure to create bigger and better bashes each year.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.