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Family and Medical Leave: Know Your Rights

Family and Medical Leave: Know Your Rights
It's important to know your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Learn about the requirements for employers and employees to determine if you qualify for family or medical leave.

Having a Baby A Financial Checklist

Having a Baby A Financial Checklist
Provides information about how the birth of your child will affect your taxes, insurance, budget and savings plan.

The Cost of Pregnancy and Delivery

The Cost of Pregnancy and Delivery
To eliminate unexpected financial surprises when you are expecting, use this article to compare the various costs you may encounter during pregnancy and delivery.

The Cost of a Baby

The Cost of a Baby
Learn what costs are associated with raising a child and how the total cost is usually allocated.

Returning to Work After Having Children

Returning to Work After Having Children
Take these steps during and after your leave of absence to ensure that your career and earning potential stay on track.

All About Adoptions

All About Adoptions
Learn more about the various types of adoptions, costs associated with each and how the process works.

Family Friendly Work Arrangements

Family Friendly Work Arrangements
Starting a family often leads to a busier lifestyle. Learn about your options for non-standard work arrangements that may benefit your new lifestyle, plus how to approach your employer about setting up a new arrangement.

Choosing Child Care

Choosing Child Care
What are the available options for child care, and how do you choose between them? Learn the pros and cons of various child care arrangements so you can make an educated decision for your family.

Insurance for New Parents

Insurance for New Parents
As your family grows you'll need to reevaluate your insurance elections and update accordingly, as outlined in this article.

Investing as New Parents

Investing as New Parents
Learn how to balance your long- and short-term investing goals with your new financial needs as a parent, including saving for college.

Tax Essentials for New Parents

Tax Essentials for New Parents
Provides an overview of tax benefits and changes when becoming a parent.

Estate Planning for New Parents

Estate Planning for New Parents
Determining who will care for your child in the event of your death, and arranging for his or her inheritance of your property is an important step. This article walks you through wills, guardianship, trusts and life insurance concerns for new parents.

Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching Kids About Money
Article featuring ways to teach children about basic financial knowledge and money management skills.