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The New Stresses of Raising Teen Girls -- 5 Books To Help Parents Find Their Way

<i>This article was written by Laura Lambert for Brightly.</i><p>I'm currently the mother of a school-aged girl on the precipice of puberty -- and I really thought I was prepared. I can totally handle talking about periods and pubic hair, I thought. I <i>got</i> this, I thought.<p>Then I started reading.<p>A spate of …

How to Become a Highly Paid Freelancer While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

It might sound hard, but it's definitely possible--especially if you take the right steps.<p>Want to dip your toes in the entrepreneurial waters by freelancing while keeping your full-time job? You're not alone--countless other people do too.<p>But how?<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Employment

Best Spaghetti Squash Recipes

If you're looking to take carbs off of the plate, swap your regular spaghetti for some spaghetti squash. You can use this versatile ingredient in …

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Small Business

Five alternative careers for teachers

From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills stand you in good stead for securing a variety of other jobs<p>Teaching can be an enormously rewarding and attractive career, but it’s not for everyone. A growing number of teachers are choosing to walk away …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Personal Finance

Best new ways to save money

From an app that pumps up your card rewards to tools for finding the great college your family can afford, here's how you can …

Savemoney

5 High-Dividend Stocks With Huge Upside Potential

Stocks with both income and growth can add up to major gains over time.<p>An investor's best friend is a stock that not only pays a high dividend but …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'What do I do with the savings bonds my grandparents gave me?'

<i>What should I do with the bonds my grandparents bought me when I was born?</i><p><i>I'm in my 20s and I know I have some basic savings bonds that my late grandfather bought me, but I have no idea what I'm supposed to do with them. Where do I start?</i><p>As a millennial, there are a lot of us who were gifted …

What Should You Buy If You Get An Extra $10,000? Anything But More Stuff

Some advice for what to do with a sudden cash windfall: Travel, education, or just plain fun. But not more things–they won’t make you happy.<p>Science shows that if you want to buy happiness, your best bet is to buy experiences not things. Physical objects may last longer than a one-off experience, …

28 Paleo Slow Cooker Meals You'll Want to Eat Every Night

With temperatures dropping, Crock-Pot season has officially returned. Nothing screams cozy—not to mention effortless—like throwing ingredients into a …