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Entries by LearnVest from 06/2012

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Credit (And How To Avoid Them)

| Posted 06.04.2012 | Money

There are a number of "sins" we can commit against our credit scores that can hurt ourselves, and others, in the long run.

Why Women Are Burning Out at the Office Before Age 30

| Posted 06.05.2012 | Women

Burnout can ruin personal relationships and cause fatigue, insomnia, depression and anxiety. What's worse? It may be spreading through Gen Y women like wildfire.

Why I Hated Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

| Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents

I refused to feel sorry for myself for too long, despite the fact that my plan of staying home with the kids for only a few weeks had turned into a few years. After all, I was choosing this.

The Best Way to Manage Money As a Couple

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Women

In many traditional American households, the husband manages the investments while the wife manages daily budgeting and spending.... and that, researchers say, might be all wrong.

The 9 Reasons You Are Still Broke

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Women

You can't blame everything on the world, your circumstances or other people. Here are the nine reasons you're broke... when you shouldn't be.

My Life As a Stay-at-Home Dad

| Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents

I get a lot of praise for being an involved father. But it is a low bar, and making "dad" my full-time job does come at a price.

Americans Are Wealthier, But Not Necessarily Happier

| Posted 06.13.2012 | Money

Are Americans happier than citizens in other countries? Well, it depends on how you measure happiness.

I'm A Slave To My Health Care

| Posted 06.14.2012 | Money

We need a national health care plan. It's time. Unless Mr. Right With the Awesome Medical Plan sweeps into my world (and if he's on his way, his GPS seems to be seriously messed up), it's just me ... and I need help.

The 5 Greatest Money Lessons I Learned From My Dad

| Posted 06.17.2012 | Money

My Dad definitely took his frugality overboard at times--like when my parents bought a pick-up truck and he asked my mom to drive it around with the tailgate down because it got better gas mileage.

He Broke My Heart (but Saved My Finances): What My Worst Boyfriend Taught Me

| Posted 06.22.2012 | Women

My absolute worst boyfriend -- the one who wasted the most years of my life -- was also the source of my absolute best financial advice.

7 Ways We're Holding Girls Back

| Posted 06.26.2012 | Parents

Research hasn't quite pinpointed why women don't make as much as men. But maybe, just maybe, it has something to do with ideas that have been subtly ingrained in us since we were very young.