Posts by LearnVest

My Husband Lost His Job — And Then I Got Pregnant. Here’s How We Got By

When their household income dropped to $1,200 a month, this soon-to-be-mom had to get creative to make ends meet. More

This Is How Much You’ll Spend on Your New Baby

You’ll have one-time and recurring costs, but there are ways to save on both. More

To Avoid a Holiday Spending Hangover, This Mom Tracked Every Penny. Here’s How She Did

Could this Reno, Nevada, mom spoil her kids while staying on a budget? More

These Are the Costs You Should Save for During Pregnancy

Your baby budget will benefit from factoring in the fixed costs before the fun stuff. More

How I Stopped Making Excuses for My Overspending

After tracking her expenses, she realized excuses were sabotaging her finances. More

How Do I Tell My Boss He’s a Micromanager?

If your manager can’t give up control, it may be time to have this talk. More

I Challenged Myself to a ‘No-Spend November.’ Here’s What Happened

The lessons learned when one woman tried out a 30-day spending fast. More

The Hidden Bonus That an HSA Can Provide for Retirement

If you’re still trying to decide which health insurance plan is right for you, these little-known facts about HSAs could help. More

Board Game Gift Ideas That Teach Your Kids About Money

From budgeting to investing to paying bills, these games will teach your kids real-life money lessons. More

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