Here are just a few common questions that parents across the country — and across income levels — want answered.
By Beth Kobliner
Fifty-four percent of adults admit that they would rather talk to their kids about sex than their parents about aging.
By Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
For the first time in over 100 years, famous American women will appear on U.S. paper currency. Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, a group of suffragists will be added to the $10…
By PBS NewsHour
Harriet Tubman, an African American abolitionist who led hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, will have her portrait placed on the front of the $20 bill.
By Kristen Doerer
By Elisabeth Ponsot
According to community leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 80 percent of the Somali-Americans there send money back to East Africa. Aid groups say 40 percent of Somalia’s population relies on those dollars -- known as remittances -- to survive. But recently,…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts, reigniting a confrontation with the financial services industry over rules affecting trillions of dollars in 401k and other savings accounts.
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot has spiked to more than $450 million and is likely to grow. The prize is expected to boost sales this week, but ticket buying has reportedly dropped 35 percent since 2013, which is putting state budgets on…
By PBS NewsHour
Since the American Savings Promotion Act became law in December, banks can now offer prize-linked savings programs, which were previously only available in a handful of states through credit unions. But will the passage of the bill actually help boost…
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