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8 great sites to help your kids learn about money and Ashley Eneriz •

Teaching your children about money is an important, yet often overlooked area of education. Most kids will not want to sit through a lecture about credit card usage and budgeting practices, but they might be more willing to listen to interactive videos and games. These sites make learning about money and money management fun and


3 big reasons it costs more to be poor

Drew Housman •
The Simple Dollar

While even high-earning Americans often struggle with money, making ends meet is particularly difficult for the poor. Americans in the lowest income bracket spend an astonishing 182% of their income. No, that’s not a misprint. The poorest people spend a lot more than they earn, often going into debt or depleting savings to make up the difference.  You don’t have


Renter’s guide: Sealing the deal


You’ve been searching night and day for a two-bedroom palace to call your own. Then, you finally stumble across the apartment that’s right for you. Now, what? Whether you’re a first-time or long-time renter, here are a few tips that can help you before you commit. Show me the money First things first: figure out