The frenzy of fees in everything from travel to banking is the financial equivalent of a cold slap in the face. Here are 10 examples, and some advice on fighting back.
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Hedge fund — you’ve probably heard the term. But you should know what they are and why they may be the dumbest thing you can do with a million bucks.
This week: How rich people get that way, when not to send email, how to feel healthier for little or nothing, saving on skiing, and how to feel better about life in five minutes a day.
This week: Fun but frugal holiday activities, why procrastinators shouldn’t delay planning for the holidays, not fretting about getting out of debt, why value matters, and 15 ways to save on wrapping paper.
Online budgeting sites Mint and PowerWallet require that you enter your most personal financial information, including bank user names and passwords. Can these sites be trusted?
If you get sick, hopefully you have health insurance to pay your medical bills. But if you can’t work, what’s going to replace your income?
This week: How to look rich on Facebook, the case against downsizing, decluttering your stuffed animals, financial issues your parents didn’t have to deal with, and the cure for aging.