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Chores, allowance, and jeans: Answers to your money questions!

Last week I had the privilege of being a guest expert on Café Mom's forum, "How Can You Teach Your Kids About Money?" Dozens of moms asked me questions about chores, allowance, and getting their kids to save.

Simple ways to talk with young children about money

Many parents grapple with how to talk to their kids about money. They want to know: Are the kids old enough to understand?

5 ways to teach your kids about money

Here's a cheat sheet for every parent out there for teaching their kids about money.

The latest on child-only health insurance

Parents, listen up: Maybe you're overwhelmed by all the news about health care reform and repeals, but I can't stress enough how important it is that everyone in your family have health insurance—including your kids.

Kids worry about finances, too

I was struck by the article in yesterday's New York Times, "Teacher, My Dad Lost His Job. Do We Have to Move?" The article points out that even if parents think they're doing a good job of concealing the stress of losing a job, children have "eagle ears" and worry about real things like having to move away from friends or even becoming homeless.

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