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5 personal finance podcasts that will make you smarter

Jeff Herman

There are dozens of personal finance podcasts – some from big names (Dave Ramsey) and well-known brands (Freakonomics) – but the ones I like best mix humor, honesty and news I can use. If I laugh a bit while I…
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Start saving now for your summer vacation

Dawn Papandrea

Now that the holiday season is over, can we just fast-forward through winter and focus on summer vacation? Unfortunately, there are still a couple of dreary, cold months ahead, but it’s not too soon to start thinking warm thoughts and…
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To raise savvy consumers, talk with your kids, set limits

Kelly Dilworth
Father-son discussion

If you want your kids to grow up to be savvy consumers, start talking with them now about how to make smarter decisions with their money. According to a forthcoming study in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, parents who talk…
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Flying as a family may soon be easier and cheaper

Jenny Hoff

Parents flying with kids may soon breathe eaiser, or at least closer together: According to a section of the recently approved reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, parents may not have to pay extra to sit next to their kids on planes. As…
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3 ways to encourage your kids to give

Kelly Dilworth

Want to teach your kids to be more charitable? Start by encouraging them to be more humble about their accomplishments. According to new research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, successful people who are more self-effacing or…
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