Author: Bob Sullivan
Bob Sullivan on February 13, 2015
Here’s why, despite economic recovery, so many of us are still feeling the malaise of the Great Recession.
Bob Sullivan on February 6, 2015
A conversation with Ron Lieber, author of the newly released book on kids and money, “The Opposite of Spoiled.”
Bob Sullivan on January 30, 2015
This family went through some very tough times. But the lessons they learned will last a lifetime.
Bob Sullivan on January 23, 2015
A hard-headed economic analysis of the ride-for-hire company suggests that it is an example of hazardous free-for-all market principles rather than free market efficiency.
Bob Sullivan on January 16, 2015
Take the iPhone away and heart rates rise. Get the phone back and heart rates fall.
Bob Sullivan on January 9, 2015
A Stanford economist has found the point at which we should stop working and go home.
Bob Sullivan on January 2, 2015
The professions that used to provide a good living are no longer so lucrative. So what will your child do when she or he grows up? Will your hopes for your child be dashed?
Bob Sullivan on December 26, 2014
Researchers looked for signs that credit behavior and health are linked and found a connection in the study subjects that could be detected by age 10. Here’s what you can take away from that.
Bob Sullivan on December 19, 2014
It all comes down to four words: No material financial impact. Let me explain.
Bob Sullivan on December 12, 2014
A new, unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision could have harmful consequences for American workers.
Bob Sullivan on December 5, 2014
Rural Wisconsin is one of those places in the U.S. that has jobs, affordable housing and better-than-average schools. Here are one resident’s thoughts.
Bob Sullivan on November 28, 2014
The Restless Project: Now that she’s lost her $72,000-a-year job, there’s more money going out than coming in.
Bob Sullivan on November 21, 2014
The Restless Project: Fortunately there are some cities where housing is affordable, unemployment is low and the public schools perform well.
Bob Sullivan on November 14, 2014
Do you regret going to college? Was your college experience worth it? What would you do differently? Share your thoughts.
Bob Sullivan on November 7, 2014
Nicole DiVito took a November no-spending challenge. How did she do?
Bob Sullivan on October 31, 2014
U.S. median income, adjusted for inflation, hasn’t changed much since 1968. But those dollars went a lot further back then. Don’t believe it? Consider what you paid for rent and other essentials.
Bob Sullivan on October 24, 2014
He lives in a city where the average family brings in $44,000, and he’s making $60,000. So why is he barely scraping by?
Bob Sullivan on October 17, 2014
She has a great job in NOLA, but work is slowing down and the future is uncertain.
Bob Sullivan on October 10, 2014
The Restless Project: This family of four sometimes struggles to get by on just the husband’s income. Overtime makes a huge difference in their lives.
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