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9 Well-Intentioned Ways You're Passing On Bad Money Habits To Your Kids

Beth Kobliner | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
Beth Kobliner

It's a classic scenario: You give your kid his allowance with the caveat that he won't be getting more until the following week. The next day, he blows it all during a trip to the mall. Then when he begs and pleads for more money... you give in.

My Secret Money Life: I Helped Bankroll My Brother -- and Came to Regret It

LearnVest | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
LearnVest

If you're considering loaning money to friends or family, make sure you fully understand your expectations throughout the entire process, and make a plan together for how the money is to be used -- before you give.

6 Ways Top Women CEOs Balance Work and Life

Ashley Crouch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

I turned to the pros who mastered the fine art of juggling it all, only to find that "work-life balance" may require rethinking. Read on to learn six top ways women CEOs are changing the definition of work-life balance.

Why I Went on a Cash-Only Diet

LearnVest | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
LearnVest

It was after several months of blowing between $800 and $1,200 on food alone that I realized it was time for a change.

We Are Made in NY: Tech Thrives in NYC

Rachel Sterne | Posted 04.25.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

On Tuesday I joined Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Tech Meetup to unveil We Are Made in NY, a program that celebrates over 900 locally based startups, and helps people find a job, learn to code, or launch a new tech company -- all with the full support of New York City government.

Workplace Confessions: What Really Happens at the Office

LearnVest | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
LearnVest

Whether you're hitting happy hour with your boss or bawling your eyes out in the stairwell, time at the office isn't always the marathon of productivity and engaging meetings we might expect.

Online Financial Advisors: Are They Worth It?

Catherine New | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money
Catherine New

Retirement plans are like sausage. I want mine to be fat and juicy, and until recently I really didn't care how it was made. But then I got a peek at ...

How To Find A Mentor After College, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Everybody needs a mentor -- even if you're done with college. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, gave suggestions on how and where to find...

How To Avoid Going Broke In A Divorce, from Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Going through a divorce is not only difficult emotionally -- it can also affect your finances. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, advised ...

Affording An Engagement Ring, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

When Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO of LearnVest.com, joined me on Mondays with Marlo, I just had to ask her if she had any advice for someone looking...

How You Can Afford A Car, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Buying a new car is a big decision. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, gave advice on purchasing cars when she joined me on Mondays With M...

A Hidden Danger Of Student Loans, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about tackling student loans. Whether you consolidate y...

When Will Real Estate Rebound? From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Will the housing market ever rebound? Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, gave her best assessment of the current real estate situation, an...

How To Negotiate A Higher Salary, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Don't just accept any salary offer! No one is going to manage your career except for you. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, offered tips ...

One Simple Step To A Better Budget, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, gave suggestions on how to track your spending when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Staying organi...

Marlo Thomas With Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I met with personal finance expert Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, who provided so much excellent advice. We covered everyth...

Sharing Finances As A Couple, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're ready to move in together, how do you split expenses? Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, explained how to share finances as a ...

Three Crucial Things To Know About Your Credit Score, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she filled me in on three crucial ways to keep your credit score ...

Should I Rent or Should I Buy? From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, joined me on Mondays With Marlo, we discussed whether it's more financially beneficial to rent or ...

A Surprising Amount You Should Have In Savings, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How much money should you store in savings? Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, gave me a surprising answer when she visited me on Mondays ...

How Can I Save More Money? From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO, LearnVest.com, joined me on Mondays With Marlo to discuss how to save more money. She said that even saving $50 per mo...

7 (Funny) Ways Not To Quit Your Job

LearnVest | Posted 07.21.2014 | Money

LearnVest: We've all experienced a less-than-stellar day at the office. Maybe your co-workers were snappy, your boss just a little bit absent-minde...

How To Set -- And Reach -- Your Financial Goals

Buzz Feed | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

Alexa von Tobel left Harvard Business School in 2009 to start LearnVest, a personal finance and financial planning site for women. As a young entrepre...

Why Your Kid is Now 25% More Expensive

LearnVest | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents
LearnVest

I'm worried that by the time my son turns seven, his dad and I will both have to take on additional jobs just to handle the expenses. And new research shows it's not just us -- it's the new reality of having kids.

11 Secrets Hiring Managers Aren't Telling You

LearnVest | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
LearnVest

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