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Giving Your Kids an Allowance (Or Not)

October 11, 2011

Families have different philosophies about allowances, depending on their histories, values, and attitudes toward money. Some parents require children to do regular chores to receive an allowance. Others believe all family members should do chores and that allowances should be unconditional—kids automatically should get part of the family’s income. Some don’t tie allowances to chores, […]

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Boise National College Fair 2011

October 11, 2011

The Boise National College Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 9:30-2:30 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the Boise Centre on the Grove. Representatives from nearly 130 colleges and universities will participate. Parents and students can attend a variety of informational seminars with some of the topics including Navigating the College Application Process, Searching, […]

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Take a Leap With Creative Gifts

October 11, 2011

Madison, 14, asked her friend what presents meant the most to her. The answer surprised her—it wasn’t about expensive new gadgets, but about hand-crafted gifts that make heartfelt connections. Madison shares her insight into gift-giving and offers several creative ideas to tailor a perfect gift for your recipient: The perfect gift doesn’t have to be […]

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