Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

SafeBee.com

  • Why Your College Student Might Need a Life Insurance PolicyMarch 2016

    College is expensive. If you've co-signed on a private loan for your child, that loan likely won't be forgiven if something awful happens. Find out how a life insurance policy for your student protects your family's finances.

    View Article Online

  • 8 Surprising Causes of Workplace StressMarch 2016

    Excessive workloads and bad bosses aren't the only causes of stress. Sometimes it's the little things that add up, including our own bad habits. Check out these sources of stress.

    View Article Online

  • 7 Life Skills Your Teen Should Learn Before Moving OutFebruary 2016

    Sometimes parents are guilty of doing too much for their kids, and it can backfire when students go off to college. Read on for some life skills all young adults need.

    View Article Online

  • How to Get Rid of Ivy Without Weed KillerFebruary 2016

    In the plant world, English ivy is a villian. Here's the scoop on how to get rid of it and why you should.

    View Article Online

  • What Your College Financial Aid Letter Isn't Telling YouFebruary 2016

    College financial aid award letters are not standardized so they all look different, and they're confusing. Don't get burned. Here's what you should look for.

    View Article Online

  • 4 Reasons to File the FAFSA EarlyFebruary 2016

    Don't miss out on important financial aid awards by filing the FAFSA late or not at all. State and institutional aid is determined by the FAFSA -- you may qualify for help even if you don't qualify for federal aid.

    View Article Online

  • What Your Teen Can Do if Someone's Texting While Driving ThemJanuary 2016

    What can a teen passenger do if their friend is texting while driving? Three tips for how to handle the situation. Plus some important statistics on teen driver crash risks.

    View Article Online

  • How to Talk to Your Child About a Disaster or CrisisDecember 2015

    The world can seem like a scary place when attacks like those of Paris or San Bernadino occur. Here's how to talk about it with your child.

    View Article Online

  • Parents of High Schoolers: How Your "Base Year" Affects College Financial AidNovember 2015

    College financial aid is primarily based on your annual income, but assets are also accounted. Avoid these mistakes during your "base year."

    View Article Online

  • 4 Legal Documents Your 18-Year-Old Might Want to HaveNovember 2015

    Accidents happen, but now that your 18-year-old is of legal age, you might not be able to help. Discuss these four legal documents so your child doesn't get caught in a jam.

    View Article Online

  • Playborhoods: How to Create a Safe, Unstructured Play SpaceNovember 2015

    Mike Lanza didn't want his kids growing up without free play and unstructured outdoor time. So he created a playborhood. Here's why he says they're an important antidote to today's overscheduled childhoods.

    View Article Online

  • Education Tax Breaks Parents of College Students Should Know AboutNovember 2015

    If you have a new college student, you'll want to check out these tax credits. Also, a few ways to save for college.

    View Article Online

  • Tax Breaks Every Parent Should Take Advantage OfNovember 2015

    Don't miss out on these important credits and tax breaks, especially if your income falls within certain limits.

    View Article Online

  • Is My Child Old Enough to Babysit?October 2015

    A few key questions to consider to determine if babysitting is the next step for your tween or young teen.

    View Article Online

  • College Students: How to Conquer Exam Anxiety and Avoid a Nervous BreakdownOctober 2015

    College exams are stressful for any new student, but some people experience true test anxiety. Here's how to tell and what to do to conquer it.

    View Article Online