CDC urges parents to be vigilant for jaundice as reported cases of acute hepatitis in children mount

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How to buy more than $10,000 in nearly risk-free I bonds this year

Chris Ryan | Getty Images I bonds have surged in popularity as riskier assets slip. The bonds are backed by the federal government, the principal does not lose value and the bonds earn monthly interest through two parts, a fixed rate and a variable rate. Currently, the variable component will pay a record 9.62% annual … Read more

UNESCO says money spent on education doesn’t match its importance

The amount spent on financing education does not match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education is not important, “but the money does not seem to add up,” Joshi told CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia last Friday as she … Read more

Social Security may have underpaid students by about $59.5 million

Kevin Dodge | The Image Bank | Getty Images About 14,470 students may have been underpaid $ 59.5 million in Social Security benefits, according to estimates from the Social Security Office of the Inspector General in a recent audit. The organization, which provides independent oversight of the Social Security Administration’s programs and operations, conducted an … Read more

How one non-profit is helping single moms disrupt the cycle of poverty

Nirat | Istock | Getty Images It’s no secret the Covid-19 pandemic has been tough on millions of moms. Trying to juggle work amid ongoing child care uncertainties has left many mothers frustrated into the third year of the pandemic. While tough choices between work and parenting were a shock for middle- and upper-income women, … Read more

Mothers are still out of work amid continued childcare issues

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How to teach your kids to have a healthy relationship with money

Many parents intend to teach their children to have a healthy relationship with money but end up falling short – even though a majority say personal finance lessons are best taught at home. Some 83% of adults say parents should teach their kids about personal finances, according to a CNBC + Acorns Invest in You … Read more

Are you overparenting? A child psychologist says these are the tell-tale signs

It’s easy to fall into the trap of “overparenting” with a greater emphasis than ever on the importance of childhood experiences. But, one expert explains why this should be avoided and how you can spot the tell-tale signs that you’re doing it. Overparenting can be defined in two ways, according to clinical psychologist Judith Locke. … Read more

Why you should open a Roth individual retirement account for your kids

Ariel Skelley | Digitalvision | Getty Images How would it feel to give your children an enormous leg up on saving for retirement while also helping them form healthy money habits? The answer could be opening a Roth individual retirement account for them. To start, a Roth IRA is a special retirement account that allows … Read more

These 7 skills separate successful kids from ‘those who struggle’: Psychologist and parenting expert

When I began my career teaching at-risk children, most of my students lived in poverty, suffered abuse, or were challenged by learning, emotional or physical disabilities. I wanted to find ways to help them succeed. As an educational psychologist, I learned a very important lesson: Thrivers are made, not born. Children need safe, loving and … Read more