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The latest on women working remotely and the public pension crisis

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How your college-bound kid should manage money on campus

When your kid goes to college, he’ll be responsible for managing money on his own for the first time.

The latest on political candidates with student debt and the childhood gender gap

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on child care challenges and ‘summer melt’ for would-be college students

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on sharing salaries, debt bailout, and dream jobs in retirement

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on summer jobs for teachers and making over your financial life, Queer Eye-style.

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on shifting gender roles, millennial prenups, and a personal tale of student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on ‘self-care,’ paying off student loans early, and exploiting second chances

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s first job, labor unions, and employers helping out with student loans

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on life after being broke, virtual college advisors, and an ex who tries to buy your cat

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on America’s waning consumer protections and allowance from your parents…as an adult

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial literacy in schools and how women ended up with the most student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on extreme student loans, community-based lending circles, and learning on the job

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the cost of raising a child, the CFPB, and why women hold more student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on working moms, evicting your adult kid, and what you should have done by age 35

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on female-friendly financial sites and why college is still the smartest investment

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on age discrimination in the workplace and how your psychology affects your money habits

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on millionaire retirees, separate bank accounts for couples, and the demise of the Fiduciary Rule

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on at-risk pensions, early retirement, and why millennial women don’t talk about their salaries

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Do I need to buy life insurance now that I’m a parent?

Four tips for putting a plan in place to protect your family financially.

The latest on the CFPB’s inaction, college decision time, tax breaks, and more

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads

The latest on millennial retirement, a student loan forgiveness fix, and generational spending differences

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the Fed rate hike, retirement when your spouse is older, and charging your five-year-old rent

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on job scams, the pay gap, and what tax documents you can toss—and which to keep

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on millennials, retirement saving, and work-life balance at your job

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial infidelity, retirement savings, and one woman’s money journey

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

My kid wants to know why we don’t spend money like her friends’ parents do

It can be hard for parents to tell a kid, over and over, “We can’t afford that.”

The latest on for-profit schools, stolen passwords, and soft skills at work

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial goals, 529s as baby gifts, and a father’s last money lesson

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on medical bills, financial aid, and your financial resolutions (remember those?)

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on Amazon Go, personal finance apps, and college bank cards

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on children’s health insurance, affordable housing, and rising credit card rates

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the future U.S. workforce, Betsy DeVos, and how colleges can actually lower costs for students

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial resolutions, saving vs. investing, and talking about money

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Infographic: 10 ways to reset your finances for the new year

Ready to kick off your new year? Here's how to hit the restart button on your finances.

The latest on how to hack the new tax plan, plus charity and mistakes when paying for college

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

3 personal finance tips from A Charlie Brown Christmas

The movie is more than just a holiday classic.

The latest on identity theft, relationship finances, and how the GOP tax plan could hurt students

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on student loans, millennial money, and the war against college

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on tax reform, winning the lottery, and hidden costs for LGBTQ Americans

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on money conversations, Medicaid, and the gig economy

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on sending grandkids to college, tiny homeownership, and financial literacy

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The Financial Flip: How do I help my aging parents manage their money better?

Ask Beth: Seven tips for handling the ultimate role reversal.

The latest on student loans, sharing your salary, and planning for the unexpected

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

What’s the best financial advice you’ve ever received?

Three surprising and life-changing money tips taken to heart.

The latest on charitable millennials and financial aid for school

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

What is your approach to charitable giving?

Three people from different generations discuss how they approach charity.

Talking money basics with military families

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking at the military base Fort Bragg with my father, a veteran.

How Nobel winner Richard Thaler’s ideas can affect your wallet

Richard Thaler recently won a Nobel Prize. Here’s why his economics work is important for personal finance.

The latest on financial aid, bank promotions, and college

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How do I tell my parents to ditch their outdated money habits?

Are you at odds with your parents’ financial values?

How did you pay for college?

Generation Gap: I asked members of three different generations how they paid for college.

The latest on bankruptcy, millennial women, and a nationwide college crisis

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

What is the most important thing to look for in a new job?

Generation Gap: We asked people from different generations for their top job search criteria.

The latest on charitable kids, money stress, and college tuition

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

What’s the money question that keeps you up at night?

Generation Gap: We asked people from three different generations what their biggest money questions are right now.

How do I make sure my fiancé and I are on the same financial page before we marry?

How to have an honest conversation with your fiancé about your financial habits.

The latest on millennial money, free college, and financial advice for creatives

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How do I tell my friends I can’t afford our pricey group activities?

How to talk to your friends if going out with them is making you broke.

The latest on shopping as a stay-at-home parent, broke dating, and more

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Dealing with a huge medical bill with no health insurance

Serena was uninsured and healthy. Then, she got appendicitis—and a hefty hospital bill.

The latest on free college, saving money as a parent, and smart financial strategies

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How do I talk to my adult kid about moving out?

What to do when your adult kid doesn’t seem to be preparing financially to move out of your home.

How to take care of your personal finances after a layoff

Getting let go can force you to seriously reevaluate your wallet.

How do I talk to my roommate about sharing expenses?

Money conversations with your roommate can feel uncomfortable. Here’s how to navigate them.

The latest on credit card fees and how credit scores impact your love life

A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

5 cautionary credit card tales

You’re not alone in being confused by credit cards.

Out today! The fourth edition of Get a Financial Life

My bestseller is all grown up and fully updated for today’s radically changed economy.

The most important money lesson you should teach your kids

Beth discusses the five things your kids need to know as they grow with Forbes.com.

How to lend money to your kids. (Don't.)

Thinking of bailing out your grown children with a loan? First, think about what message that sends.

Want your girl to get paid like a boy? Treat her like one

Level the playing field by teaching our daughters the salary negotiating skills that boys seem to deploy so effectively.

Two weeks until Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) is published!

Learn how to teach your kid financial skills—pre-order today for a special bonus!

The release of Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) is one month away. Pre-order today!

‘Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not)’ comes out in one month. Learn how to teach your kid financial skills—pre-order today!!

5 ways to make sure those gift cards keep on giving

Gift cards are a great opportunity to teach your kids valuable money lessons, from decision-making to budgeting.

What your baby can teach you about personal finance

Your baby offers unconditional love. But that’s not all. She might actually be the world’s cutest personal finance expert.

What should you do if the U.S. defaults?

An agreement needs to be reached on the debt ceiling by Tuesday, August 2, the deadline for when the Treasury starts to run out of money to pay all the government's bills.

Drawing our way to financial literacy

Money is complicated. (I'm sure no one will argue with that!) That's why I love how a simple line drawing like this one can offer a world of personal finance wisdom.

I spoke to parents about teaching little kids about money

School's starting, and even though financial reform has made lots of people buzz about financial literacy and the importance of teaching kids about money, most schools haven't yet incorporated money lessons into their curriculum.