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    Kids and Credit Cards
    Top 10 Credit Card Tips for Teens
    Parents are increasingly allowing teens to get their own credit card. When they're used correctly, credit cards can help teens learn financial responsibility. Just be sure to prepare them with some wise tips to build good credit and prevent wild ...
    Erin Dower
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    Saving Tips
    How to Buy Online -- Without Getting Ripped Off
    How to Buy Online -- Without Getting Ripped Off Buying online can be a great idea. What's more convenient than sitting at your computer in your pajamas, clicking the computer mouse and having the item show up on your doorstep a few days later? V...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Teen Budget Worksheet
    Help your teenager organize his expenses and save his money with this FREE teen budget worksheet. Download the worksheet and save it to your desktop. Your teen can type in his monthly expenses and income, and the worksheet will calculate his budg...
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    Saving Tips
    How to Get a Good Deal on Services
    How to Get a Good Deal on Services Many purchases we make today aren't things, but services. We hire and subscribe all the time: home contractors and plumbers, mail-order movie services, gym memberships, airline flights, and hotel rooms. How to...
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    Saving Tips
    How to Shop Wisely for Products
    How to Shop Wisely for Products Is shopping around for products worth your time? You bet. And today it's easier than ever because of online reviews and price comparisons. Buying stuff breaks down into the three Rs: Read reviews, research prices,...
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    Expenses
    Basic Rules for Financial Freedom: Make Wealth Happen
    Getting wealthy means being very honest with yourself and being willing to invest your time and efforts into the quest for greater prosperity. Many of the Rules are behavioral, and changing your behavior is never easy. Some Rules will seem stunni...
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    Expenses
    Creating an Income and Expense Tracking Document
    Creating an Income and Expense Tracking DocumentOkay, you've got all of your receipts. Now what do you do with them? Even if you use software such as Quicken by Intuit or Microsoft Money, you might find it helpful to keep a separate income and e...
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    Saving Tips
    Basic Rules for Financial Freedom: Get in the Wealthy Mindset
    The concept of money comes with a lot of baggage to most of us. We have an inherent belief that it is good or bad and that wanting it is good or bad. That loving it is good or bad. That spending it is good or bad. What I am going to suggest in t...
  • Christmas Printables
    Holiday Grocery List
    Make sure you have everything for your holiday feast with our printable grocery list. ...
  • Thanksgiving Printables
    Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List
    Make sure you have everything you need to roast a turkey and prepare all the trimmings for the big feast on Thanksgiving Day with our printable grocery list. ...
  • Family Life
    Expenses
    When Your Teen Wants a Car
    When Your Teen Wants a Car There's a great probability that, sooner or later, your teenager is going to want to have his own car. The question is, will you agree to let him have one? Let's dispel the notion right up front that every teenager ne...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Interactive Grocery List
    Check off, write in, and print off this interactive grocery list to make your supermarket shopping experience a bit more pleasant. If the kids are coming along, don't forget to print off our grocery games to keep them entertained! ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Back-to-School Budget Printable
    Print off this free budget worksheet to organize your back-to-school savings. Download this interactive printable and save it to your desk top. Once you enter in your budget and spending amounts, the printable will automatically calculate your sa...
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Grocery Store Games
    Print off this booklet full of fun games and activities to entertain and educate kids while you run errands or grocery shop. ...
  • Family Life
    Car Payments
    Do You Really Need a Car?
    Do You Really Need a Car? The best thing about having a car at your disposal is the freedom it gives you. You can go wherever you want. Just pick a destination, hop in the car, and you're off. Other than that, there's really not that much about ...
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    Holiday Budget Printable
    Stay on top of your money and finances this holiday season with this FREE holiday budget worksheet. You can type in names of friends and family, gift descriptions, and your budget, and the worksheet will calculate your amount budgeted and amount ...
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    Gas Prices
    What Are You Doing to Cope with High Gas Prices?
    Take a look at what some of our readers told us they are doing to cope with today's high gas prices. Parents like you share their solutions for pain at the pump -- everything from taking public transportation, to better planning, to rollerblading...
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    Supplies and Shopping
    Back-to-School Shopping: Top 10 Ways to Save
    With gas prices sky rocketing and the economy plummeting, it's no question that shopping for back-to-school can break your budget. We are here to help make things easier on you and your pocketbook. Find tips on how you can save money when shoppin...
    Julie Deaner