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What Financial Freedom Means to Me

What Financial Freedom Means to Me

Today, we celebrate the 4th of July and our country’s independence. That got us thinking about financial independence: what is it, whether we have it, and if we believe it’s achievable in our lives.

We asked seven women…

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…

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.
The True Cost of End-of-Life Care

The True Cost of End-of-Life Care

My father’s Alzheimer’s is getting worse, and I know I will eventually have to take over his care. I want to be prepared financially. What should I expect in terms of cost? 

When caring for someone with Alzheimer…