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Money Lessons From Mom

Money Lessons From Mom

Many of us grew up hearing the same advice from our moms: Don’t play in the street, brush your teeth, and always wear clean underwear.

It turns out that some of mom’s best advice for a good life…

Should I Buy a Foreclosure or Short Sale?

Should I Buy a Foreclosure or Short Sale?

I’m looking to buy a new home, and I’ve noticed that there are a couple of “short sale” and foreclosed homes in the area where I’m interested in living. These homes are priced substantially lower than others…

Rethink Your Vacation

Rethink Your Vacation

You are desperate to get away. The overbearing boss, the high maintenance client, your triple-digit inbox notifications, and too many hours of CNN have you in a funk.

Or maybe it’s worse than a funk — You’ve conjured…

How to Be a Good Activist and a Good Mom

How to Be a Good Activist and a Good Mom

More mothers than ever are becoming politically active — and in today’s political climate, it’s no surprise.

We moms are not a monolithic group. But here’s what we do have in common: the will to get things done…

What My Divorce Cost Me

What My Divorce Cost Me

Divorcing after 20 years of marriage left this 44-year-old mother of two financially devastated and almost homeless. Two years later, I’m emerging from the fog, but I made some embarrassing mistakes along the way.

Let’s go…

Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

Should You Send Your Child to Preschool?

For the first three years of my child’s life, I didn’t have to pay for childcare. My work-from-home job gave me some flexibility, and I had a family member nearby who helped look after my daughter.