Posts by LearnVest

How I’m Planning the Wedding of My Dreams — Without Busting My Budget

The costs are staggering. Here’s how we’re maintaining our budget — and our sanity. More

Halloween Is Usually Scary for My Budget — But This Is How I Kept Costs in Check

‘Tis the season for frightful costs. Here’s how one dad kept the Halloween spirit alive without busting his budget. More

Why You Should Take Time Off Before Starting Your New Job

Negotiating a breather between gigs can help ease this challenging transition. More

That Time I Tracked Every Single Dollar For a Month

What was worth every penny — and what made me say, ‘ouch.’ More

The Worst Email Subject Line Mistakes — And How to Avoid Them

Because it can mean the difference between getting read and getting trashed. More

The Better Way to Redeem Your Credit Card Travel Rewards

If you love redeeming points for travel, this trick can help you get better value from your rewards. More

How to Know Whether to Stay at Home or Return to Work After Baby

Financially speaking, of course. The emotional decision is up to you. More

How I Discovered My Identity Was Stolen — And What I Did About It

Someone was using my Social Security number. Now what? More

The Best Credit Cards Out There — And How to Find The One For You

Max out the benefits while customizing the card to your spending style. More

A DVD Box Set Destroyed My Credit 9 Years Ago — How I Turned It Around

What started as an impulse decision at the register turned into years of poor credit habits. More