There are two distinct types of people in the world: those who can’t stand the idea of unexpected expenses, and those who can’t stand the idea of paying for protection they don’t need.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
This week: how to fight against getting into fights, how to have some local fun and spend less doing it, why the only good home security system is one that barks, seven questions you’re not asking yourself that you should, and eight financial tips for freshmen.
A Bentley convertible or a kid? If you believe what you read in the media, they’re about the same price. But here’s why you shouldn’t always believe what you see.
A reader is worried that her husband’s Social Security will get clipped if he takes a low-paying job prior to retiring. In fact, that job could mean higher Social Security payments later on.
This week: ending self-sabotage, teaching your kids about money, lowering your life insurance premiums, taking money advice from your spouse, and 30 signs you were raised by frugal parents.
When you want to stop using a credit card, you just cut it up, right? Not quite. Here’s how to do it right.
This week: why it’s OK to pay $200 for a haircut, how inflation helps the rich, why credit cards aren’t evil, 29 work-from-home careers, and 10 things you didn’t learn in college but should have.