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76 US: Health-care costs for families triple 2001
Dan Mangan - CNBC, 24 May 2016. [24-05-2016]
The costs of providing health care to an average American family surpassed $25,000 for the first time in 2016 — even as the rate of health cost increases slowed to a record low, a new analysis revealed.
77 US: How much you need to support a small family?
Andy Orin - LifeHacker, 20 May 2016. [21-05-2016]
The cost of living can vary significantly in the United States depending on where you choose to call home. This map highlights the living wage in each state, which in this case refers to the income needed to support two adults and one child.
78 UK: Under-40s who want a home more than family
Benjamin Wilcockson - Daily Mail, 30 March 2016. [30-03-2016]
Getting a foot on the property ladder has overtaken the desire to get married and have children among young people, according to new research. Around a quarter of under-40s believe owning their own home is a more important milestone than marriage, becoming a parent or enjoying a successful career.
79 The enormous fiscal dividend to family planning
Laurence Kotlikoff - Forbes, 29 March 2016. [30-03-2016]
According to a recent unpublished study on the fiscal dividend to family planning by an independent and careful researcher shows the majority of single parent families are living in poverty. Worse still, 43% of the children in these families will remain impoverished into adulthood.
80 Dramatic rise in children sent to school hungry
Jen Mills - Metro, 27 Mar 2016. [28-03-2016]
In the UK, teachers are having to step in to feed pupils, mend their clothes and wash their uniforms, according to a survey.
81 Good parenting pivotal to a child's fortunes
Daily Journal, 21 March 2016. [23-03-2016]
Researchers from children’s hospitals in New York and New Jersey showed that children fare poorly in school if they are abused, neglected, if one or more of their parents is incarcerated, if their parents abuse drugs or alcohol; or if there is domestic violence.
82 1 in 4 Americans give money to family and friends
Ben Steverman - Parent Herald, 6 March 2016. [07-03-2016]
About a quarter of U.S. households gave or lent a median of $1,000 to friends or family in the past year, according to the study, which was based on interviews with more than 7,800 households.
83 The best way to teach financial skills to children
Veronica Dagher - Wall Street Journal, 28 February 2016. [29-02-2016]
Some parents would rather speak to their children about practically anything other than money. But such reluctance carries a high price. While there are many legitimate ways to discuss finances with youngsters, financial experts say, two things are for sure: Start early and talk often.
84 This is what a happy marriage will cost you
The Mirror, 18 February 2016. [19-02-2016]
Money can buy you love, according to new research - hundreds of thousands of pounds to be exact. This is what happy couples spend on.
85 Children from wealthy families are more extroverted
Valerie Edwards - Daily Mail, 14 January 2016. [14-01-2016]
According to a new study, people from more advantaged homes, whose parents worked in professional jobs, were more likely to be assertive, talkative and enthusiastic, the traits of an extrovert, academics at the Universities of Cambridge and Kent discovered.
86 How to talk to your family about money
Melissa Joy - Time, 18 December 2015. [18-12-2015]
I encourage my clients to add a new tradition while everyone’s in town: a family financial meeting. These get-togethers create a framework to discuss sometimes sticky financial issues that involve different generations — from gift-giving traditions to estate planning.
87 Japan's single-parent families and children
Jake Adelstein and Nathalie Kyoko-Stucky - Los Angeles Times, 5 de diciembre 2015. [06-12-2015]
Though Japan has the world’s third-largest economy, with per capita income of more than $37,000, many here struggle to make ends meet. For the fifth time in seven years, Japan has technically entered a recession, data released last month showed. That’s grim news for workers and businesses, and a growing number of children.
88 Good parenting need not be expensive
Audrey Tan-Zubiri - Philippine Daily Inquirer, 28 October 2015. [28-10-2015]
Raising children, from infancy to adulthood, is expensive. And in our desire to give our families the best right now, we may end up leaving nothing for the future. Fortunately, with discipline and diligence, there are ways to save.
89 How poverty affects children's brains
Kimberly G. Noble - The Washington Post, 2 October 2015. [03-10-2015]
In a study published this year in Nature Neuroscience, several co-authors found that family income is significantly correlated with children’s brain size — specifically, the surface area of the cerebral cortex, which is the outer layer of the brain that does most of the cognitive heavy lifting. Further, we found that increases in income were associated with the greatest increases in brain surface area among the poorest children.
90 Children with cancer have unmet basic needs
Dialynn Dwyer - Boston.com, 23 September 2015. [24-09-2015]
Almost a third of the families with children diagnosed with pediatric cancer faced housing, energy, or food insecurity while their children were in treatment at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, according to a new study from the center. The same study, published in Wednesday in Pediatric Blood & Cancer, found that one-quarter of the families lost more than 40 percent of their household income.
91 How to defuse conflict in a family business
David Steinberg - Forbes, 23 September 2015. [23-09-2015]
In a family business, conflict is inevitable. If it’s not managed well, it can destroy the foundation of the business and lead to emotionally charged conflict that can greatly impact everyone involved. Those who develop effective ways of managing conflict are those most likely to survive — and thrive. While not all conflict is unhealthy, there are strategies family business owners can implement to help keep the peace.
92 Ireland's welfare rates 'not generous'
Andrea Burns - The West Australian, 22 September 2015. [21-09-2015]
An economic think-tank has sought to challenge the perception that social welfare rates are “generous” when measured against the remuneration the person would receive if they chose to work. The Nevin Economic Research Institute was responding to the OECD’s Economic Survey of Ireland, published last week.
93 What Obama wants families to know about college
Shahien Nasiripour - The Huffington Post, 12 September 2015. [12-09-2015]
Most of the alumni of more than half of the nation's colleges and universities fail to outearn a typical high school graduate six years after enrolling, according to new data from the Department of Education. The figure, gleaned from a federal analysis of former undergraduate students' tax records, is among the new information the Obama administration made public Saturday as part of an effort to end the era of opacity that has marked the U.S. higher education experience.
94 "More children going to school hungry"
Kelly O'Brien - The Irish Examiner, 8 September 2015. [08-09-2015]
Some 70% of teachers said hunger in the classroom is not being tackled effectively and called for more breakfast clubs to help solve the problem. Of the 408 teachers surveyed by Behaviour & Attitudes’ online panel Acumen, 41% said the number of children going to school hungry has increased since this time last year.
95 Costs of raising children keep rising in US
Ellen Chang - Main St, 12 August 2015. [13-08-2015]
The cost of raising children keeps compounding with experts predicting the lifetime expenses totaling a minimum of $250,000, which puts an added burden on parents trying to save for their retirement simultaneously. Faced with saving money for their children’s college education, many parents may put their own retirement at risk.
96 Millennial parents fighting an extra burden
Melissa Willets - Parenting, 6 August 2015. [07-08-2015]
According to recent census data, of the 20 million millennials who are parents, a troubling 20 percent live in poverty. Dubbed the poorest generation in 25 years, the glum economic status of many 18- to 34-year-old moms and dads is due to a combination of factors: the economy, a challenging job market, and having to pay off astronomical student loans.
97 Is the Addis Ababa Action Agenda a step forward?
UN News Centre, 16 July 2015. [18-07-2015]
United Nations officials hailed the outcome of the financing for development conference in Addis Ababa as the first milestone in a critical year in which major decisions are also expected on the future sustainable development agenda and on climate change. The Action Agenda contains a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges.
98 Saving on costs of children
Fox Business, 14 July 2015. [15-07-2015]
Children are treasures – but they are expensive ones. The latest USDA report on the costs of raising children puts the price at slightly over $300,000 apiece accounting for inflation. Consider your total family income over that same period of time and how you can use that income most efficiently.
99 Ways to prevent money from ruining your marriage
Jennifer Ryan Woods - Forbes, 6 July 2015. [07-07-2015]
Money issues are so troublesome that people who say they’re experiencing stress in their relationship cite finances as the number one reason — easily beating out the second place contender: annoying habits, according to a study by SunTrust. Money issues are also responsible for 22% of all divorces, making it the third leading cause, according to the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysis.
100 UK: Adult children owe parents an average £3,100
Vicky Shaw - The Telegraph, 3 July 2015. [03-07-2015]
Nearly one in four people aged over 65 years old are owed money by their adult children, a study has found. Some 23pc of over-65s said their grown up children are still in debt to them, with the average amount outstanding put at £3,100, financial services provider MetLife found.
 
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