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Parents & Family Guide

Nurturing our children so that they grow into healthy, happy, responsible, and able adults may be one of our most important tasks as parents, families, and communities. Any way you look at it, parenting is always a challenge.

Our goal for this section of Money Matters is to provide parents and families with some informational resources to help meet some of those challenges successfully. We have targeted three major areas: child safety, children and education, and children and money. Naturally, there's some overlap in several of the topics.

Each section indicated below seeks to provide some basic information and resources to assist parents in these areas. We welcome your suggestions of additional topics you'd like covered in the Money Matters Parents & Family Guide.

Toy Safety

Ensuring Child Passenger Safety on the Road

Protect Kids by Childproofing Your Home

Child Care Checklist

First Lessons About Money

Parents' Guide to Children and the Internet

Preparing Your Child for College

Helping Your Child Choose a College

Financing Higher Education

Researching Scholarships