Personal Finance

A Financial Literacy Lesson from the World’s Cutest 4-year-old [Video]

This post originally appeared on Fabric One of the questions we often hear from readers is, “How can I teach my kids financial literacy? How can I get them to be responsible with money?” We like to think of personal finance as a two-way conversation. Even though you’re the parent, you shouldn’t be doing all the talking. […]

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Marijuana & Life Insurance – Here’s How it Can Affect Your Rates

This post originally appeared on Fabric When you apply for life insurance, insurers collect information about your health and lifestyle to calculate your risk levels, and your rates. So, uh, what if you’ve got April 20th circled on your calendar . . . and not because of a birthday or anniversary? Can you still get life […]

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How to Protect Your Finances During a Divorce

This post originally appeared on Fabric Corrie LoGiudice’s marriage ended shortly after her baby was born. A breadwinning mom supporting her husband and child, LoGiudice realized that the pressures of stay-at-home parenting were aggravating her husband’s addiction issues, turning their home into an unhealthy environment for the whole family. Getting a divorce the next year, […]

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The Cost of Homeownership for Millennials in These Top Cities

This post originally appeared on Fabric Homeownership has long been a cornerstone of the American Dream. But stagnant wages and rising real estate prices are making homeownership less attainable, especially for millennial families. “Student debt, rent burden and tight housing supply are the top contributing factors to the affordability crisis,” explains Archana Pradhan, a senior economist at […]

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Let the Housework Wait – 10 Things to do Instead

This post originally appeared on Fabric. Let’s be honest: parenthood is hard. There is a never-ending list of things to do (ugh, tax season, anyone?) and housework always seems to be one of the most pressing. There’s always something that needs to be picked up from the floor. There’s the laundry, the dishes, and don’t even get us […]

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10 Top Money Moves You Can Make Today

This post originally appeared on Fabric Fabric has helped tens of thousands of families protect their financial futures. Along the way, we’ve learned a thing or two. Here are our top ten ways to seize control over your financial life—today. 10. Know What’s Up Spending less than you earn is pretty hard if you don’t […]

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Top 15 Places to Live for the Best Work-Life Balance

This post originally appeared on Fabric It’s no secret that Americans work a lot. And if you’re an American parent, well, you probably have an even busier schedule. According to the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development, the average American works more than counterparts in other industrialized countries, including Japan, France, the UK and Germany. The […]