Author: Jessica Sillers

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Do you really need a $1 million life insurance policy?

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In my early 20s, I hustled between three part-time jobs, living on a budget so tight an unexpected $25 expense could throw off my entire month. …

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Tax season 2020: 7 things parents need to know

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Looking back even a year can be a real “whoa” moment when you’re a parent. It’s only been a year since my baby was that tiny? Whether your …

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Are you a stay-at-home parent? You should know this about life insurance

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When my husband and I started shopping for life insurance, I’d just gone through a lot of life changes all at once: Moving to a new …

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What is a ‘payable on death’ account?

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When you login to your bank account online, you might notice an option to choose a beneficiary. Generally, a beneficiary is someone who’d inherit your account after your …

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10 steps for recovering from childbirth

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Lots of people talk about “bouncing back” physically after childbirth, but a new baby affects every part of your life. For tips that really work when it comes …

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The ultimate guide to saving for college

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As a parent of a 3-year-old, I’m just trying to get through my daughter’s current tantrum phase–figuring out the best way to save for college feels …