Posts by Donna Freedman
Jun 12, 2012 - The expiration date on food isn't an exact science. Want proof? I've eaten food that's years past that date. And I'm still here.
Jun 05, 2012 - Some of us learn financial lessons slowly over time. Others discover them all at once. I call them "a-ha!" moments.
May 29, 2012 - What? There are seven months to holiday season! Yes, but it's not too early to think about scoring some deals.
May 22, 2012 - If you have $1 in your house and need to walk a mile to the bank to cash a check – while you're on an oxygen tank – then you’re really broke. Otherwise, shut up.
May 08, 2012 - If you travel, even just a weekend away, make sure you have more than one way to pay your way. Here's an example of why that's important.
May 03, 2012 - New college grads need practical advice and practical gifts. They may not be sexy, but they're necessary. Here's a list.
Apr 24, 2012 - Mother's Day is still a few weeks away, but if you want a deal on a gift, now's the time to act.
Apr 17, 2012 - There's more than one way to cook a turkey. But it took me decades to figure it out.
Apr 10, 2012 - If I were buying stacks of tickets every day, I’d have a problem. But I’m not. This is an indulgence, a harmless pleasure. So get over it.
Apr 03, 2012 - Summer is right around the corner, and the perfect way to cool down is with iced tea. Here's how to make the perfect pitcher.
Mar 27, 2012 - Even when I was in debt, I paid for a massage therapist. And it was well worth it.
Mar 20, 2012 - You can spend all your time trying to get rich. Or you can spend your money having a good time. But there's a middle way that suits me best.
Mar 13, 2012 - Economizing doesn’t necessarily mean missing out on life. Here's how I trimmed expenses without cutting into my lifestyle.
Mar 07, 2012 - Yes, you CAN learn something from Lady Gaga. And no, it's not how to buy a wardrobe on the cheap.
Feb 28, 2012 - Never heard of the opera "Gotterdammerung"? That's "Twilight of the Gods" in German, and it's long and intricate – and really good at reminding you to save money.