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Editor Janet Bodnar tackles tricky money-management topics for parents and their children.
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Kids shouldn't be paid for doing routine tasks, but for doing extra jobs that parents define as above and beyond.
Paying for college doesn't mean you have to take out thousands in student loans.
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Kiplinger's summer 2015 interns offer advice on managing your finances as a student.
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Schools like Indiana University and Ohio State are trying to stop students from taking out excessive student loans.
Don't underestimate the influence you have on children when it comes to finances.
These camps offer lessons on the basics of personal finance.
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Teenagers still have time to get summer jobs, and they might even learn a thing or two about managing money along the way.
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How can grandparents indulge our grandkids without going overboard?
A Q&A with Arthur Laffer and Michelle Balconi, authors of the children's book 'Let's Chat About Economics!'
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More parents are giving their children allowances, but paying them to do chores may not be the right way to do it.
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A checking account with a debit card is better for teaching your kids money-management skills and financial responsibility.
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If you aren't sure about how to start the discussion, these tips will help.
Tips for parents on how much to give without going overboard.
Encourage your children to pay themselves first, pick the best banks and start investing. You can offer them a cash boost, too.
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Take advantage of the potentially awkward question about income to teach your children the ins and outs of the family budget.