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.
Jobs & Work
Across the country, fast-food employees are demanding $15-an-hour pay. Do they deserve it? Would you help pay for it?
Starting next year, full-time Walmart employees can acquire health coverage for their same-sex partners.
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.
For years my goal seemed to be saying “yes” to every request and every project. How many of life’s grace notes did I miss during that time?
As a group, only people with advanced degrees have seen any wage growth in the past 5 years, a new study says.
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.