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Entries by LearnVest from 04/2012

5 Steps to Make Your Relationship Financially Happy

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Money

Money is the leading cause of marital and relationship troubles. Neglecting to take the time to hash out issues can potentially ruin relationships. But you can improve your financial intimacy. Here are five tips to do just that.

How I Paid Off My Student Loan in Only Three and a Half Years

| Posted 04.12.2012 | Women

I didn't want the world to know that I'd racked up almost $8,000 in credit card debt or that the way I got rid of the debt was by freakishly and obsessively tracking how I spent every dollar.

The Worst Money Lessons I Learned From My Parents

| Posted 04.12.2012 | Parents

Talking about money doesn't have to be shameful. In fact, it's often very helpful. I never want my daughter to think she has to hide her flaws, whether it's a bad credit score or something else.

11 Secrets Hiring Managers Aren't Telling You

| Posted 04.17.2012 | Women

What you don't know can hurt your chances of landing a job and commanding a higher salary.

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

| Posted 04.17.2012 | Parents

Many moms are happy and willing to martyr themselves.

Four Money Habits You Need To Ditch Now

| Posted 04.19.2012 | Money

If you're having trouble acting in your best financial interest at all times, you're not alone. And you've come to the right place. We've provided resources to help you tackle the biggest financial issues Americans said were standing in their way.

How Going Greener Saved One Woman $21,950 a Year

| Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

The No Impact Project certainly was a challenge, but I never doubted the worth of the experiment. Deep inside of me I knew it was the right way to live.

How My Son Teaches Me About Money

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents

As parents, we spend a lot of time trying to teach our kids the dos and don'ts of being financially savvy, yet we often overlook the lessons they can teach us.

One Month, Six Pieces of Clothing: Taking on the Six-Item Challenge

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Style

For the next month, I vowed to wear six items of "essential" clothing only, take photos of myself each day to push myself to style each outfit differently and document my feelings.