Family Finances

From budgeting as your family grows to having productive conversations about savings goals and debt management, managing money as a family can be hard. With these resources, learn the fundamentals and tactics necessary to manage your family finances with ease.

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Don’t Become a Parent Until You’ve Hit These Money Milestones
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7 Helpful Tips for Living on a Budget
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How to Budget as a Couple Without Fighting
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Best Custodial Accounts of 2021
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Conversations To Have Once Your Teen Starts Earning Money
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If I Marry Someone With Debt Does It Become Mine?
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When Paying Kids an Allowance, Parents Should Know How Much to Offer
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How to Budget for Daycare or Alternative Childcare Costs
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Breakdown of Average Monthly Household Expenses
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Domestic Partnership vs. Marriage: What's the Financial Difference?
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Here Is What to Know About Setting up a Checking Account for Your Kids
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Money 101: Teaching Teens and Gen Z
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How to Set Up Your Family Budget When You Start a Family
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Alimony vs. Child Support: What's the Difference?
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Baby's First Savings Account
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Should Couples Have Joint or Separate Bank Accounts?
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Gift Money to Your Kids the Smart Way
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How Debit Cards Can Teach Kids About Money Management Early
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A Guide to Coping With Your Parent's Finances When They Die
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How to Manage Your Finances as a Newly-Married Couple
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How to Begin Helping Your Parents Financially
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Stick to Your Budget Despite a Spendy Spouse
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What You Need to Know About Child Support Modification
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Help! I Can't Afford Child Care
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What Should I Do When My Parents Ask Me for Money?
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What's the Average Cost of Adoption?
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KISS Trusts and How They Work
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How Are Child Support Payments Calculated?
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Your Guide to the Most Common Financial Issues of a Divorce
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How To Talk to Your Teen About Debt
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How to Figure out What to Spend on Your Wedding
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How to Deal With Financial Infidelity
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What Single Parents Should Know About Child Support
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Try a Few of These Fun Coin Games to Teach Kids About Money and Math
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The Single Parent's Guide to Spending Less and Saving More
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How To Add Your Teen to Your Car Insurance
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How Two-Income Couples Can Turbo-Charge Savings Living on One Paycheck
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The 7 Best Board Games for Teaching Kids About Money
Learn How to Set Up a Household Budget While Living Together
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How Parental Disability Impacts Child Support
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How To Prepare Your Teen for Their First Job
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Planning for Your Financial Future as a Stay-at-Home Parent
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3 Strategies for Combining Finances When Engaged or Moving in Together
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Should You and Your Spouse Have Joint or Separate Checking Accounts?
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My Spouse Lied to Me About My Finances - What Do I Do?
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Kids and Money: 14 Lessons
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Budgeting and Sharing Expenses as a Couple With Separate Accounts
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College or Work After High School? Cost Considerations for Parents
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3 Ways To Handle Your Finances When You Get Married
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What You Need to Know Before You Open a Savings Account for Your Child
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5 Financial Moves to Make as a Single-Income Family
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How Women Can Prepare Financially for Divorce
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Should You Reject Someone Based on Financial Incompatibility?
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Tips for Teaching Kids About Charity
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Here Are Some Tips on Opening a Savings Account for a Teenager.
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Don't Let a Breakup Ruin Your Finances
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Tips for Talking With Your Partner About Finances
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How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse
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Here's What to Know About How to Use Savings Bonds to Pay for College
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Can You Afford to Become a Parent?

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