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The theft of mobile devices – smart phones and tablets – is now the “fastest-growing street crime” in America and the incidents are turning more violent, according to the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
The theft of mobile devices – smart phones and tablets – is now the “fastest-growing street...
Stay-at-home partners get credit card help
Spouses or unmarried partners who run the home will no longer be penalized for their lack of...
Eileen Ryan and Matt Cooper wanted their new house to be good for the environment and they were willing to pay a premium for it. They spent $350,000 to build their two-story, 2,000-square-foot energy-efficient house in Olympia, Wash., and they are happy they did.
Eileen Ryan and Matt Cooper wanted their new house to be good for the environment and they were...
Consumer watchdog wants your complaints. Really.
In an interview with TODAY, CFPB director Richard Cordray urges consumers to file a complaint...
Lay the foundation for financial education
Here are some suggestions to help your children develop the vital money skills they'll need to...
A plan to reward families saving for college
With student loan debt at $1 trillion and rising, legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins...
Bribing by parents is a sure way to teach money mismanagement
The T. Rowe Price investment firm's sixth annual "Parents, Kids & Money" report found that 69...
Club sports can take a club to your checkbook
This is the time of year when many club teams hold tryouts for the coming summer and fall...

Weblinks

Yes, You Can provides information that helps parents and educators influence the behaviors of children and young adults so they can establish a path towards financial independence. Here are other resources that may help you.

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Council for Economic Education

Institute for Financial Literacy

Herb Weisbaum: The Consumer Man

Family Money: Dollars and Sense (Kansas City Star) 

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