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Kids & Teens
October 7, 2015
Saving for a child is a great idea but before opening an account, you need to think about your ultimate goal.
June 24, 2015
Your child has graduated, but there's one more class he or she needs to take: Personal Finance 101.
September 3, 2014
Teens may feel grown up, but when it comes to managing money they still have an awful lot to learn.
August 27, 2014
A new school year is exciting. Use it as a chance to get them on the path to financial literacy.
March 12, 2014
Whether or not your teen needs to file a tax return, a first job can be a great lesson in financial reality.
February 19, 2014
When you take over a custodial account, the gains—and the losses—are yours for better or worse.
December 11, 2013
Kid not going to college? Don't despair. Those 529 assets can be used for a variety of higher education costs.
October 19, 2011
Investing on behalf of your grandchildren is a fantastic—and generous—idea. But choosing the right investment account demands some thought!
September 14, 2011
There's no easy way to reduce private school tuition. But many schools offer an easy way to reduce the impact of inflation.
June 1, 2011
A summer job can be a boost for a college fund as well as a teenager's self-esteem. But be sure to set some realistic parameters.
March 2, 2011
Teens want to learn about money. Get advice on teaching them from money expert Jean Chatzky.
August 18, 2010
Read an article from Schwab expert Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz about why giving money to adult kids can raise some sticky issues.
March 17, 2010
'Save for the future.' Good advice, but it doesn't tell you where to save. Know what you're saving for, and your choices will be clearer.
April 9, 2009
Can you help your kids financially without weakening their motivation? Yes, but you have to be selective about the type of help you give.