Posts by Len Penzo
May 23, 2013 - Sometimes you can beat City Hall. Here are the steps to take if you think the ticket you received was unjust.
Apr 11, 2013 - Why do some people -- no matter how much they make -- get into debt, while others -- no matter how modest their means -- don't?
Mar 21, 2013 - From RVs to TVs, no matter what you buy these days, you get the hard sell for an extended warranty. Here's how to know whether to bite.
Mar 14, 2013 - You may be too sophisticated to fall for phishing scams, but many aren't. Check out this post and forward it to anyone you think could be vulnerable.
Mar 07, 2013 - We all make mistakes – sometimes costly ones. Here are some of my family's recent memorable mishaps, along with the price tag and responsible party. Do you have a similar list?
Jan 17, 2013 - It's easy to forget that taking on excessive debt – and continuously spending more than you earn – greatly reduces the wealth you can accumulate down the road.
Nov 13, 2012 - Having children too early or choosing the wrong place to live can have a significant impact on your finances.
Oct 09, 2012 - When it comes to paying down a mortgage early, is it better to make a single large extra principal payment annually or 12 smaller ones each month?
May 24, 2012 - There's more to consider than just losing a paycheck. When you do the math, being a stay-at-home mom can actually save you money.
May 10, 2012 - Some experts insist birth order determines your financial behavior. Here's why that's ridiculous.
May 01, 2012 - They're cheaper, sometimes better, and easy to find. If you get into a fender-bender, don't blindly head to the dealer.
Apr 19, 2012 - Here's how to find a plumber who will clean up your problem – and not clean you out.
Apr 12, 2012 - Back in the 1950s, a good tip was 10 percent. Now we pay 15 percent for bad service. What happened?
Apr 05, 2012 - Figuring out how to pay a babysitter is almost as confusing as having kids in the first place. So here are some guidelines that will help you set the right rate.
Mar 29, 2012 - Warning: You're going to be mad reading these ideas, which any one of us could have dreamed up first.