Posts by Carolyn O’Hara

9 Easy Money Moves You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

Who says important to-dos need to take up a lot of time? You can tackle these financial priorities in under 10 minutes. Really! More

Deconstructing the Ivory Tower: Is College Really Worth the Cost?

Between skyrocketing tuition and student debt, we couldn’t help but wonder: Do four-year degrees still pay off? More

6 Home-Buying Deal Breakers—and How to Troubleshoot Them

Weird paint colors? Ignore ‘em. But other, more serious homeowner problems could really cost you if overlooked. Here, our list. More

7 of the Most Common Money Dilemmas Couples Face

We compiled some of the thorniest financial questions couples often encounter as they work through the LearnVest Action Program. Then we enlisted David Blaylock, CFP® for his advice on how to tackle each one. More

10 Questions for … a Behavior Change Expert

A behavioral economics pioneer divulges why bad money habits are tough to break—plus strategies for overcoming them. More

5 Money Mistakes Even Good Savers May Make

Socking away money is hard work! If you’re already saving, did you know you could be doing it better? Here, five tricks to try. More

10 Questions for … an Asset Manager

Elle Kaplan talks about her job as the owner of LexION Capital, a love for Roth IRAs and what every millionaire has in common. More

Singles vs. Parents: Who Pays the Heftier Tax Bill?

A study compares the tax burdens of single Americans and couples with kids—and finds one group shells out up to four times more! More

Longevity Will Cost You: Why Healthy Lifespans Mean Sticker Shock for Women

Women are outliving men—and paying higher long-term-care premiums. Here, four questions to ask yourself about getting covered. More

IRS Ruling: Bitcoin Isn’t Money

The government has declared that the virtual currency will be treated as property. So what does this mean for taxpayers? More