The Week in Review, October 15, 2015: 5 Don't-Miss LearnVest Reads

The Week in Review, October 15, 2015: 5 Don't-Miss LearnVest Reads

We’ve rounded up our greatest hits of the week—the LearnVest stories that belong at the top of your must-read list.

Ever wonder if you could make extra cash from your culinary skills? Meet Andrea Cowart, a salesperson who burns the midnight oil as a special-order baker. My Fabulous, Money-Making Side Gig: 'I Spend My Nights and Weekends Baking Cookies'

You may envision celebrating 65 with a round-the-world cruise, but will your funds get you there? We highlight situations where nest-egg goals are more dreamy than doable—and offer tips for getting you on track. Retirement Reality Check: 4 Signs You May Be Delusional About Your Golden Years

Taxes, student loans, health care, oh my! Find out where the Democratic hopefuls stand on key personal finance issues that could affect your bottom line. Presidential Contender Primer: What the 6 Democrats Could Mean for Your Money

Open enrollment is upon us, and, as many of us know from personal experience, benefit changes are rarely for the better. To help keep your blood pressure from rising from unexpected sticker shock, get the experts' scoop on what you need to know before signing up for a new year of coverage. The 411 on Health Care Benefits: 4 Changes You Can Expect for 2016

You've got your mother's eyes and your father's sense of humor, but did you realize you may also have inherited their sense of ambition or purpose? Two researchers explain the generational career connection. Take This Job … and Blame It on Mom and Dad? How Parents Can Impact Your Work Ethic

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