Parents everywhere hope to put their children on a path to prosperity.
That's why some go to extremes. For instance, there are parents who will dish out as much as $40,000 to college admissions consultants to help their child gain entry to an Ivy League school, according to a recent New York Times report.
But I've got a better -- and cheaper -- way to ensure a secure financial future for little Johnny or Mary. Put them to work early in life, help them open a Roth IRA and make some modest...Full Story