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October 9, 2014

5 Simple Ways to Cut Down Your Grocery Bill

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with the grocery store. Some coupon-savvy families squeak by on less than $300 a month, while others jam-pack their […]
September 18, 2014

Caregiving Costs Affect Finances, Employment & Retirement

More and more Americans are caregiving for loved ones, with 42% of working adults reporting they’ve provided unpaid care for an older family member within the […]
July 18, 2014

"Normal" Housing Levels Still a Ways Off

Consumer confidence in the housing market has trended upward significantly during the recovery but continues to be less than needed to return to “normal” housing levels, […]
July 9, 2014

The Rise of the Stay-At-Home Parent

The number of parents who are staying at home with their children is on the rise, and it isn’t just an increase in stay-at-home moms, either. […]
February 13, 2014

Let's Stay Together: Retirment-Age Women Most Loyal

Will your spouse remain faithful?  A recent Russell Investments survey found that 78% of Gen X and 93% of “Silent Generation” women said they would stay […]
July 18, 2013

Babysitting: By The Numbers

If you’re lucky enough to score a babysitter for a Friday night out, the question of how much to pay that babysitter is inevitable. And because […]
July 16, 2013

Are We Raising a Nation of Spenders or Savers?

It’s not exactly a secret that kids look to their parents for money, starting with allowances when they’re young and sometimes escalating to loans when they’re […]
July 2, 2013

Fantastic Fourth of July Facts

Fourth of July is one of the most exciting holidays across the nation for many Americans. It is a time to celebrate our Independence as a […]
January 21, 2013

The Real Cost of Traffic Congestion

We’re in our cars a lot – sometimes for hours at a time – and there are few things more frustrating than getting stuck, bumper to […]