Michael Koretzky

Michael Koretzky

Journalism is a profession of highs and lows. I've covered the 1988 Democratic and Republican national conventions, two space shuttle launches and one landing, and a jazz festival in Istanbul. Then again, shock rocker Marilyn Manson threatened to kill me, Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell called me an idiot, and Larry King told me my fly was down.

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: last-minute Father’s Day gifts, cheap men’s grooming, what to use dryer lint for, how to spot counterfeits, and saving on summer vacations.

9 Ways to Save on Braces

Can braces help you in the office AND the dating scene? One study says yes. But braces are expensive – here are some tips to get them for less.