In plain language, U.S. households are deeper in debt than U.S. businesses and – stop the presses – the much-maligned federal government.
Just 41.2% of custodial parents received the full amount of child support owed to them in 2009, down from 46.8% in 2007, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A greater percentage of working moms are taking maternity leave – both paid and unpaid – for the birth of their first child, the U.S. Census Bureau reports.
The percentage of young people living in their parents’ home increased between 2005 and 2011, with male children more likely to come home than women.
Building a family tree from scratch may seem intimidating for some people, but with MainStreet's road map it can be done without too much stress.
Once you've started a family, it can be harder to keep track of exactly what you’re spending on when there are more variables: You’re probably facing more expenses than before … despite the same level of income.
From packing too much to choosing overpriced dining spots, here are the biggest mistakes to avoid on your next family trip.
By necessity, families have toughened up and become more disciplined about their finances. They're saving more, paying down debt and charging less on their credit cards.
Approximately 1 million American babies have been postponed or foregone over the past three years due to the ailing economy, a recent report shows.
Divorce can be a disaster for both emotions and bank account. But if you’re heading down this path, timing is everything.