theparentportfolio

Joined February 25, 2022

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21 Lego Storage Ideas for Easy Clean Up & Organization

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https://parentportfolio.com - You will likely find Legos in your house at some point in your parenting journey. Whether you purchased them for your kids yourself, or they were gifted them, or they just magically ended up in your child’s bedroom. While they are a super fun toy, they can be frustrating to store. This article contains Lego...

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Early?

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https://parentportfolio.com - For most of us, our home is our most valuable asset. It is also our most significant liability and the biggest loan we will ever have to repay. Therefore, it makes sense to want to settle out your mortgage as quickly as possible.  There are several reasons why this may be the right decision for...

30 Ways to Save Money on Food

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https://parentportfolio.com - Outside of housing and transportation, Americans spend more on food than any other category. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2020 the average U.S. household shelled out $7,316 on food, including groceries and eating out. While food is an essential expense (since we all need to eat), many of us could probably stand...

Cheapest States to Go to College in the United States

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https://parentportfolio.com - The cost of attending college in the U.S. can be quite expensive. In addition to tuition and fees, students may need to cover the cost of room and board, and other expenses like books and lab fees. To help students going to college manage their budgets, it’s important that they carefully weigh their options when...

The Best Cable TV Alternatives to Save Money

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https://parentportfolio.com - Cable TV is so 2009! In the last decade, the evolution of live streaming options has given rise to a nearly endless list of gadgets, services, and apps. With so many cable alternatives available many of us end up utilizing several apps. However, ultimately, this isn’t always the best or most cost-efficient way of enjoying...

9 Common Social Security Myths You Need to Know About

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https://parentportfolio.com - While people are familiar with Social Security benefits, and know that most U.S. workers will be able to claim this monthly payout when they retire, there are a number of myths about Social Security that persist. Common Social Security myths include a range of misconceptions, from the notion that you can’t work and collect benefits...

19 Best Spanish Songs for Kids To Encourage Learning

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https://parentportfolio.com - Whether you’re looking to teach kids Spanish, learn Spanish yourself, or if you’re looking for some fun music, these Spanish songs for kids will make the perfect playlist! All of these songs are perfect for at home or in the classroom. They can help encourage kids to learn and speak Spanish through kid’s songs.  Some...

Think You Can’t Afford Today’s Housing Market?

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https://parentportfolio.com - Between rising mortgage rates and an overheated real estate market, aspiring homeowners may feel priced out. Across the United States, the supply of listed and available homes for sale is not sufficient for meeting the record-high demand of aspiring homebuyers. What’s more, volatile prices for lumber and other building materials, delivery delays, and shortages of...

Top 10 Cities to Pay Down Student Debt

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https://parentportfolio.com - As graduation approaches and you start thinking about life after college, you may find yourself wondering what the best cities for recent college grads are.  While the “best” place to live after college will depend on your degree and needs, it’s important to find a place that allows you to live life fully while also...

How to Buy a Multifamily Property and What to Look For

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https://parentportfolio.com - Multifamily property has the power to generate cash flow and build wealth. Yet it also has the power to drain you of your free time and become the biggest money pit of your life. If you’re looking to buy a multifamily property and avoid common headaches, you have your research cut out for you. What...