Angela Cox

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California’s New Sex-Ed Curriculum is About to Roll Out…What You Need to Know

<i>*Please note that California AB-329 is now enshrined in law as the Education Code 51930-51939</i>A friend of mine recently reached out to me about …

Education

How to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early in 10 Easy Steps

'Your Money or Your Life' author Vicki Robin has the blueprint.<p>Most Americans haven’t saved enough to retire at the traditional age of 65. If you …

Personal Finance

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

Kids

2 Stocks to Help You Make Money in Retirement

One company has a 100-year track record of paying its investors, and the other is positioning itself to benefit from a burgeoning tech trend.<p>Planning …

Investing

How Long $1 Million Will Last in Retirement in Every State

Anywhere between 12 and 26 years, depending on the state.<p>10,000 people turn 65 in the U.S. every single day. The average American retirement age is …

Rhode Island

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

Personal Finance

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

Want to have a completely paid-off home in which to enjoy retirement? Read on.<p>Housing is the single biggest monthly expense for many families, so if …

Personal Finance

How high does your credit score really need to be?

Your credit score is one of your most important money numbers, so it’s important to have a good one. But what does that mean? Should you aim for a …

Personal Finance

8 financial mistakes that millennials make

<b>Unfortunately, young people are not as financially literate as they'd like to believe.</b><p>My generation of Millennials is notorious for thinking we've …

Personal Finance

How to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money From an Early Age

As back-to-school shopping season kicks into high gear, it may seem like money is on everyone's mind — but that doesn't mean our kids have a grasp on it.<p>According to the 9th Annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids and Money Survey, more than two-thirds of parents still have some reluctance to talk about …

Personal Finance

Best 5 Tips for Starting a Business When You Have a Full Time Job - Small Business Trends

It’s tempting to want to put 100 percent of your time and effort into plans to launch a new business from Day One. But jumping in with both feet is …

Small Business

5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business | Inc.com

<i>Why is it so hard to start a profitable business? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, Entrepreneur, Investor, Consultant, on Quora:</b><p>It isn't hard to start a profitable …

Small Business

10 High-Paying Jobs Without a Degree

New Collar: 10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree<p>Updated March 04, 2018<p>There is a new kind of job that emphasizes skills over …

Employment

How To Buy a Home With Bad Credit

Thinking that your bad credit will block you from buying a house? Think again! What still seems to feel like ‘not too long ago’, a crisis in the housing market lead to tighter lending standards leaving millions of consumers out of the home buying process. Today, although the lending market has …

Personal Finance

3 smart investments you can make with just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let that fact discourage you. While it's true that you need at least a few thousand dollars to create a properly diversified portfolio of individual …

Investing

10 Simple Things You Need to Know About Finance if You Want to Be Rich | Inc.com

<i>What are the ten most important things about personal finance that someone without a finance background must know? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Franklin Parker, 2017 Winner -</b> …

Self-improvement

What Would You Give Up to Be Debt-Free?

Looking to get out from under a mountain of credit card debt? You’ve likely come across an aspirational story or 12 while clicking around.<p>They …

Weddings

I Hate What My Wedding Did to Me

I hate weddings.<p>Or maybe I should say that I hate what weddings do to us, which is make us obsess for months about things that don’t really matter …

Weddings

Carrick newsletter: We need to fight the tyranny of big, fat weddings

Estimates of how much the average wedding in Canada costs range as high as $42,000, which is enough for a house down payment in many cities across the country. But we're underselling the cost of weddings if we just focus on the bills paid by the bride, groom and possibly their parents.<p>Bridesmaids …

Personal Finance

Married people reveal the 7 things they wasted money on for their weddings

When planning your wedding, it's easy to go a bit overboard. You've been crafting your Pinterest board, attending your friends' weddings, and when your time finally comes, you want it to be the best it can be.<p>If you're feeling that way, you're not alone, as the average cost of a wedding in the US …

Weddings

17 DIY Ideas to Save Money on Your Wedding

Weddings very quickly become expensive occasions, but if you're happy to muck in and make some things yourself, you'll save a lot of cash. Not only …

19 ways to save big-time on your wedding

First comes love, then comes paying for the wedding.<p>Weddings cost an average of $35,329 nationally — excluding the honeymoon — according to The Knot’s 2016 Real Weddings Study. That’s the highest reported average cost since the survey began in 2006.<p>But you’re not obligated to spend that much, and …

Weddings

Wedding planners reveal the 13 biggest mistakes couples make when they plan their wedding

Weddings

Mediterranean Boho Inspiration

Celebrate the last bits of warmth with this Mediterranean Boho inspiration shoot designed by Splendor & Bliss and gorgeously captured by Carolly …

How To Plan An Affordable Wedding

Our New York wedding was under $10k—here’s how we did it<p>When my partner and I decided to get married, we quickly agreed that we wanted to do it in a way that was in line with how we live our lives. That is to say, we wanted to do it in a practical way, centered around building a future together, …

Weddings
Weddings

Is the Average American Prepared for a Financial Emergency?

Sadly, the answer is "not even close."<p>No matter your age or how much you earn, you never know when you might encounter a true financial emergency. It …

Personal Finance