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Kimberly Palmer: Do video games level up kids’ money skills?

Aug. 30, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

Every few days, my 8-year-old son, Neal, asks if he can “earn something” on Roblox, a popular online video game platform. That’s his way of suggesting I buy him Robux, the platform’s currency, in exchange for him doing a chore or extra academic assignment. While...

Millennial Money: What will you teach your kids about money?

Jul. 06, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

Hey, internet: Remember millennials? Many of us have graduated from our lattes and leisurely brunches to become parents with jobs, car loans and perhaps even a mortgage. On our road to adulthood, we’ve experienced two global crises — a recession and a pandemic. Many...

Liz Weston: How to harness your HSA’s superpowers

Jun. 21, 2021 07:08 AM EDT

If you have a high-deductible health insurance plan, a health savings account can help you pay your medical bills. But HSAs have hidden superpowers that make them a great way for some people to create a tax-free pot of money for retirement or other long-term goals. In the right circumstances,...