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After their father Jason Halbert was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, Kaylee and Ashlee dreamed of having their first wedding dance with him.

Teen daughters decided to ‘pre-create’ a wedding day so they could dance with their father after he was diagnosed with terminal brain canc...

The touching photos of Kaylee, 18, and Ashlee, 16, with their father Jason Halbert have warmed hearts across the nation.
Dan Kois and family in New Zealand.

An overwhelmed father spent a year living in 4 spots around the world with his family to discover new ways to raise his kids — here’s what...

Dan Kois and his wife, Alia Smith, found themselves exhausted and overwhelmed. So they brought their two daughters around the world for a year.
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I learned 5 money lessons from my parents’ mistakes, and my family is thriving

Making the same mistakes as her parents landed her in $100,000 of debt, but learning from those mistakes changed her life.
Erin Heger and her father.

I coped with my dad’s terminal cancer diagnosis by traveling and ‘living in the now.’ But I almost ruined my financial future in the...

After her father was diagnosed with cancer, he started spending money to check off his bucket list. Then the author started to do the same.

By the time I adopt a baby I’ll have spent about $30,000. Here’s how the costs break down.

All told, adopting a baby costs about $30,000 through a private agency in Ohio, but the bulk of that fee comes after the baby is placed.
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I spent my whole life thinking I couldn’t afford a house until my husband asked me a question that changed my mind

Fears about money almost stopped the author from buying a home. But, thanks to one question from her husband, the couple now owns two properties.
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When my dad shipped out with the Army, my stepmom took over the family finances and taught me 2 money lessons I still live by

Watching her stepmom learn about managing the family's money taught her lessons she uses in her own marriage and with her two young daughters.
Belle of the ballroom? More like belle of the classroom.

An 8-year-old girl wore a floor-length, bejeweled ball gown for her class photos — and it was too cute for her mom to argue

"Her favorite color is red and she felt like a million bucks, so we weren't going to argue with that," her mom said.
The average American household size is on the rise.

The average American household size is on the rise for the first time in over a century, and it’s partly because millennials can’t afford ...

From 1790 to 2010, the average US household size declined from 5.79 people to 2.58, according to Pew. In 2018, it increased to 2.64 people.
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My aunt cosigned my student loans, but 12 years later I’m determined never to do the same

I've seen firsthand how complicated and tricky cosigning a loan can be, and I won't put myself or someone else in that position again.