Personal Finance

Family-Friendly Cities with Great Public Transit Options

This post originally appeared on Fabric Who wouldn’t want to live in a city with fantastic public transportation? Most Americans, especially families, rely on personal vehicles as their primary mode of getting around. Across the entire U.S., only about 5 percent of workers commute via public transit, probably due to a combination of suburban sprawl and inexpensive […]


Estate Planning 101

For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word estate is a fancy house with land in another country. But an estate is everything you own or control, including property, assets, and debts. And unless you plan to live forever, it’s best to have a plan. Let’s take a […]

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. […]


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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The Top Five Adsense Alternatives To Make Money From Your Blog

The following post was writing in partnership with Interactive offers. Google Adsense. It seems like Google’s Adsense advertising platform is the default mechanism that bloggers use to make money from their sites. It’s an easy system to get into, but that is also a considerable part of the problem. It’s too easy.  Today, we’re going […]

Personal Finance

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, […]

Personal Finance

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, […]