Family Finances

How to Save Money for College in Small, Simple Ways

Saving $25 (or more) every month to put toward your kid's future tuition rates is very doable. Here are 20 steps to help parents get started.

Eight Ways to Outsmart Overspending

Got a bad habit (or two) that's keeping the family green in the red? A can-do mom offers a reality check with savvy ways to save your money.

Love & Hate: I Hate the Economy

Many of the things we do as parents, we chose to do so carefully. But often the most difficult times come when we have no choices at all.

Library Resources to Help You Save Money

Public libraries in southeast Michigan are a great pool of information for the entire family, from kids to teens to parents.

Save Money by Eating at Home

Achieve your family health goals - and save some money - by preparing and cooking more of your kids' meals at home.

Your Guide to Managing Family Finances

Nine tips for getting on track financially – and setting good money examples for your kids in the process.