Long gone are the days when all your daughter wanted for Christmas was her two front teeth. Now she wants a cell phone. All her friends have one. And despite headlines about cyberbullying, sexting, and texting while driving, you embrace the idea that cell phones are a way of life. “After all,” you tell yourself,... Read More
More than 85 percent of 45,000 students at North American schools admitted to being cyberbullied in the past year, according to a survey conducted by Aftab.
While many consumers across the country are now very concerned about the effects that identity theft might have on their financial standing, new data shows that in many cases, they should keep a similarly close eye on their kids’ situation as well. Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University Cylab recently found that kids are at... Read More
Learn how to recognize cyberbullying warning signs and how to shut it down, all while strengthening your relationship with your child.
Today, the average college student graduates with tens of thousands of dollars in debt spread across a few different types of credit, including education loans, credit card balances and auto financing. But new data shows that in many cases, their parents’ financial behavior may shape their own. Currently, about two-thirds of college students have at... Read More
Millions of Americans suffered significant financial problems in recent years as a result of the recession and the subsequent fallout, but during that time, many Americans actually improved their kids’ health and education situations. Between 2005 and 2011, there have been many large strides made in ensuring kids are as happy, healthy and cared for... Read More
An allowance, clothes, food, toys, games, electronics, movies. You buy your kids lots of things. But one of the biggest expenses can be equipment and apparel for the after-school sports they’re dying to join one day and then are totally over the next. The kids’ sports industry is estimated to be around $5 billion annually,... Read More