In his speech on Monday, the president asked us to make our voices heard on the debt ceiling debate by contacting our elected officials. If you don’t know how – or even who they are – here’s what to do.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
Even when you’re paying attention, it’s hard to avoid getting squeezed by a scam. But when you’re not paying attention, you become a duck in a barrel. Here’s what can happen when you mix online flowers with unexamined credit card statements.
If you’re not the type to follow what’s happening in Washington, make the debate over raising the debt ceiling an exception. If Congress doesn’t act soon, the consequences will be dire.
Thanks to the inability of Congress to do even the simplest things, the FAA is now partially shut down and unable to collect federal taxes on tickets. Booking before the politicians get their act together could save 20 percent: unless your airline of choice chooses to pocket the money for itself.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: plastic surgery for your career, cleaning your cleaning machines, arsenic in your apple juice, and whether you overpaid for college.
Every homeowner’s been there: Should I refinance or not? While both the math and paperwork seem complicated, the decision is often fairly straightforward.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: money movies, famous farmers markets, vacation budget pitfalls, rolling over 401(k)s, and billionaires who give back.