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Living Near Your Parents or In-laws Can Save You $7,600 A Year on Child Care Between free babysitting and part-time daycare, it makes a ton of financial sense to live close to home.
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How We Learned to Finally Stop Fighting About Money This is a story about money issues and arguments and how it takes years, not days, to finally find a formula that works for both of you.
Low or High Deductible: Which Health Plan Is Right For Me? In this edition of our weekly finance column "Bank of Dad," we answer questions about health care plans and how to know when you're on the right financial path.Bank of Dad
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What's the Ideal Number of Credit Cards to Have? In this week's edition of "Bank of Dad," we tackle how many credit cards, if any, is the ideal number, and whether or not making two mortgage payments per month is ever a good idea.Bank of Dad
This One Trick Can Save Parents $2,000 a Year On Day Care Day Care averages $9,697 per year. This is a welcome relief.
If You Do One Thing For Your Kids, Plan For Your Death Despite how it safeguards their families, many men avoid will-writing and estate planning. What is it that makes them so hesitant to do it?
The 5 Financial Lessons Every Kid Needs to Learn Because kids who are smart with money grow up to be adults who are smart with money.
The Importance of Knowing Your Debt-to-Income Ratio In this edition of "Bank of Dad", we answer questions about debt-to-income ratios and the best way to allocate funds in your 401(k).Bank of Dad
How to Save Money on School Lunch According the the School Nutrition Association, the average middler schooler shells out $2.68 per lunch. That money adds up.
My 3 Secrets to Saving Money For My Son’s Future Raising a kid isn't cheap. Here's how my wife and I are making sure we still save and invest.Fatherly Voices
What's the Best Way to Increase a Low Credit Score Quickly? In this installment of our weekly finance column, we tackle how to boost low credit scores and the ins and outs of refinancing your mortgage.Bank of Dad