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Youth sports can be a major drain on household resources.

Cost of youth sports

The questions are for school kids, but only one out of five millennials could get them all right.

Financial literacy quiz from FutureSmart

It’s important to choose a reputable adoption agency and do your research.

Adoption fraud

Budgeting and planning tips for a new baby.

Calculate the cost today

Different lessons in financial fitness can and should be shared at different times.

Money and children: Teaching by age groups

Does remarriage help or hurt a student’s college financial aid package? 

Remarriage and college aid

Depending on what they're playing, they might actually be learning to be smarter about money.

Video games and money lessons

Parents and caregivers can help kids mourn loss by grieving and talking about death in a healthy way.

Children and grief

Supplement costs with a Coverdell Education Savings Account, Roth IRA, financial aid, scholarships or loans.

Paying K–12 school tuition

These events, led by Hill Harper, are part pep rally and part money management course.

FutureSmart Brooklyn

Americans, especially kids, need help learning the basics of money management.

Financial literacy problems loom

The MassMutual Foundation has an ambitious goal for its financial education initiative.


Sick children need support and encouragement. The University of Iowa is doing it in a big way.

Living Mutual

Trick-or-treaters can practice budgeting, learn about market value, and even taxes.

Halloween lessons

Families are embracing 'trunk or treat' events and community block parties. 

Halloween alternatives

Who they are and their financial needs are varied in today's modern family.


Life insurance for kids can potentially be used to safeguard their insurability or as a future source of funds.

MassMutual can help advise on your life insurance needs

A cool drink, entrepreneurship, and communities coming together to support kids.

Living Mutual: The lemonade stand