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Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Millennials, whom we define as those ages 18-34 in 2015, now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers (ages 51-69). 

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A record 60.6 million Americans live in multigenerational households

In recent years, young adults have been the age group most likely to live in multigenerational households (previously, it had been older adults).

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DoYouRoo on Pinterest

Do you Roo? Look on Pinterest for DoYouRoo for lots of ideas for your family, ranging from fun kid projects to tasty dishes taste tested by real families like yours.

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All in the Family

It used to be that talking about money was taboo, even within families. New research shows that kids who are part of a family discussion about money and budgeting are more successful in managing their own finances.

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Featured Stories

Protecting Yourself from Fraud

One day you go to use your debit card to find it’s been declined. You know you have enough money in your account, so it makes no sense.  You don’t even recognize the institution where the money went. And, so it begins. You are now the victim of fraud.

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Creative Holiday gifts for Everyone on Your List

The holidays are upon us. You are probably like most people this time of year. You made a list of everyone you would like to buy a gift. Whether you wrote in down or have it in your memory bank, you know who is on it.

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What Budget is Right for your Family?

Do you know what a single person out on their own for the first time, a family of four and the head of a billion dollar corporation all have in common? They all have a budget. 

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Bargain Halloween Costumes

It’s that time again. It is the start to what can be a very expensive season…the holiday season. It all starts with Halloween. The average new children’s costume costs nearly $30 without any accessories to go with it. 

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