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Kids and Teens

Five Ways to Make Giving a Family Affair This Holiday Season

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 14, 2018

Giving to charity as a family is a great way to make your dollars and your energy go farther this holiday season.
Should You Have a Separate 529 Account for Each Child?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 17, 2018

Technically, you can use a single 529 account for multiple children. But there are lots of reasons not to.
Tips to Help Young People Turn Financial Optimism Into Positive Action

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
August 22, 2018

While young people today are optimistic about their financial futures, their money habits tell a different story.
How Can I Explain the Power of Compound Interest to My Teen?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
July 25, 2018

When it comes to explaining compound interest, the numbers speak for themselves.
Mother's Day Tips for Teaching Your Kids about Money

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
May 09, 2018

Moms play a lot of roles and financial coach should be one of them. Here are tips on how to do it.
Should You Open a Custodial Account for Your Grandchild?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
April 25, 2018

A custodial account for a grandchild can be both a saving and teaching tool, but make sure you know how it works.
Does Your Teen Need to File a Tax Return?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
February 21, 2018

Whether or not your teen needs to file a tax return, a first job can be a great lesson in financial reality.
Can Middle Schoolers Learn to Make Smart Money Choices?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
January 31, 2018

Learning about money is a hands-on experience. Give your kids financial responsibility and the lessons will follow.
Do You Want to Leave an IRA to Your Grandchildren?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 29, 2017

Leaving an IRA to your grandchildren can be a great idea, but make sure you pay attention to the details.
529 Accounts: What Happens When Your Child Doesn't Go to College?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
August 30, 2017

Kid not going to college? Don't despair. Those 529 assets can be used for a variety of higher education costs.
Got Grandkids? Want to Help Them Learn Good Money Habits?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
September 14, 2016

As a grandparent, helping grandkids learn good financial habits may be a more valuable gift than giving money.
Is Your Teen Financially Fit?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
August 24, 2016

Kids want to learn about money management and it's pretty much up to us parents to teach them. Here's how.
Helping Young Adults Means More Than Writing a Check

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
June 22, 2016

Will helping kids financially weaken their motivation? Not if you're selective about the type of help you give.
What's The Best Way to Invest for Your Grandchildren's College Education?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
May 25, 2016

Investing on behalf of your grandchildren is a wonderful—and generous—idea. But choosing the right investment account demands some thought.
What's the Best Way to Choose a Guardian for Your Kids?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
January 13, 2016

Not sure how to choose the best guardian for your kids? Start by asking yourself some important questions.
How Can a Teenager Begin to Invest?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 18, 2015

Help a young person get started investing now and they'll thank you for years to come. Here's how.
Saving for Your Child's Future? Define That Future.

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 07, 2015

Saving for a child is a great idea but before opening an account, you need to think about your ultimate goal.
What's the Best College Saving Strategy When You Have Young Kids?

by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 05, 2014

While it's important to start saving for college early, it's equally important to be strategic about how you save.


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