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Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money During Quarantine
I’ve been trying to be productive with all this extra time I’m spending with my kids. They’re pretty young, 7 and 9, but I’m wondering if there are lessons about money I can try to teach them?
Do Home Improvement Projects Really Pay for Themselves?
Are there any home improvement projects that actually “pay for themselves”?
Fun At-Home Activities for Families & Kids
Spending tons more time with my kids while we stay away from the crowds and summer camps. I’m loving every second of it but running out of ideas for entertainment and don’t want to watch TV all day. Got any tips for an overwhelmed father of two?
Finding a Job During COVID
Any advice on how I can get myself in a good position for a job search starting in the fall?
Is Now a Good Time to Buy a House?
My husband and I were thinking of buying a house in the spring but held off because of everything that’s going on. What are you thinking might happen with the market in the next few months?
Finding a Fulfilling Career
People tell me to find something that suits my strengths, but I always second guess what I’m good at. How do I figure out what I do well without just being unrealistically confident?
DIY Landscaping Without Spending a Fortune
Do you have any advice for a DIY landscaper who wants things to look good without spending a fortune?
What's Going on With the Stock Market?
The stock market has me so confused right now. One day it feels like the economy has recovered, then we’re in a freefall again. What’s your take on the drastic ups and downs?
Is a 529 Plan The Best Way to Save for College?
I’ve been looking at the different ways I can put money aside for my kid’s education, and it seems like the 529 plan is the best bet. Am I missing anything?
What Should I Do With My Old 401(k)?
I’m wondering what to do with my 401(k). Do I leave it with my old employer or move it over to my new company’s plan?
Is Now the Time to Invest in Real Estate?
I’m wondering how this pandemic and the shutdown might affect real estate. Is it still a solid investment strategy, or should I stay away for a while?
Good Summer Jobs for Teenagers
I’m a high school sophomore and thinking about the best ways to make money over the summer, so I can start saving for college.
Tackling Student Loans and Credit Card Debt
I’m closing in on 30, have a good job, and steadily increasing wages, but I feel like my student debt and credit cards aren’t decreasing at all. What am I doing wrong?
Laid Off: I Can't Afford My Car
My husband and I are in a bit of bind. He recently got laid off and is receiving unemployment, but he has a $700/mo car payment that we can no longer afford. What are our options?
Financial Tips: What Can You Do During COVID
I'm trying to figure out ways to save and stay on top of our finances so we don’t find ourselves in a hole when things go back to normal. Any ideas?
When Will a Corona Vaccine Be Ready?
As nervous as I am for what’s going on right now, I’m also worried about next fall and the winter. It seems like the vaccine won’t be here for a while. Any information that might calm my nerves about that?