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Financial matters for parents and children

Your family’s financial needs are always a priority. Learn how you can teach them about money and banking in a hands-on way.

6 steps to help a middle or high schooler budget

Basic budgeting skills can help your child plan their spending and set them up for long-term success handling money. Here are 6 steps to get them started.

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Help your middle or high schooler manage an allowance

Most American parents say their kids don't know how to manage money. See how an allowance can teach teens the building blocks of money management.

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Helping your teen make spending trade-offs Watch video 

How teens manage their money: What parents need to know

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How to balance family savings priorities

Saving for yourself is hard enough, but when you save for a family, things can get complicated. Learn how to plan and prioritize so you can save for your family's short- and long-term goals.

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How to establish money rules for your child at any age

The expectations you set for your children while they are young could help them develop lifelong financial skills. Here are 7 steps to build money rules for your family.

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Introducing the 3 little piggy banks

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Top questions kids ask about money (and how to answer)

Uncomfortable money questions can actually be an opportunity to teach kids important financial lessons. Here are suggestions for how to approach 5 common inquiries.

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Estimating your child's cost of college Watch video 

How to get an early start in planning for college

College planning takes lots of preparation. These timetables can help you and your child begin to plan for the college years ahead.

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5 Hidden Benefits of 529 College Savings Plans

A Section 529 college savings plan can be a great tax-advantaged way to save for an education, and it may offer surprising financial flexibility. Here are 5 hidden ways to benefit from 529 plans.

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