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.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
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.
More and more people are dumping pay TV and opting for online viewing instead. But to make it work, you’ll need a fast Internet connection. Here are your choices, with the pros and cons of each.
This week: how to preserve old photos, how to buy an inexpensive mattress, how to make a month of lunches for $7, five habits for success, and are prepaid cards worse than direct deposit?
Shopping for a house is more fun than shopping for a mortgage, but if you do it right, mortgage shopping isn’t that hard and can pay off big-time. Here’s how.