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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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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Learn to Manage Money Like Grand Admiral Thrawn

Grand Admiral Thrawn: Money Management Lessons  There are many articles online about financial lessons that can be learned from the Star Wars films. What makes this one different? Well, it’s the one article to rule them all (sorry wrong franchise). Today we’re not going to be talking about tired Yoda or Luke quotes (sorry gentleman); instead, […]

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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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Financial Lessons from the TV Show S.W.A.T (2017 CBS)

You’re broke because you root for the underdog? That’s quite a powerful assumption to make but it may actually be true. That statement serves two purposes – to get you to start thinking about money differently and to motivate you to make a positive change. The S.W.A.T. Underdog In A Nutshell Recently I have been […]

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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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Three Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid

Three Resume Format and Outline Tricks Every Job Seeker Needs to Know The following post is by ESI from ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (ESI). It’s written by an early 50’s retiree who achieved financial independence, shares what’s worked for him, and details how others can implement […]