Author: Stacy Johnson
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: Starbucks pays big to a barista with dwarfism, great gifts for guys, curing oily skin with food you don’t eat, find out what Social Security will pay you one day, and prepare for a move with your eyes open.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: how to save your paint job, how to save on school supplies, and how to make your own power. Also: the stock market crash in pictures, and a funny story about customer revenge.
Stocks are crashing, gold is skyrocketing, and U.S. debt is downgraded. Is this the big one?
Just what we didn’t need. On the heels of a debt ceiling debacle, slowing economy and 10 percent stock decline, now for the first time in its history, the U.S. loses its AAA bond rating. Here’s how it might affect you.
It was logical to assume the market would rally when the debt ceiling deal was finally done. And maybe it would have, if that were the only news. But there’s scarier stuff on the horizon: Namely, whether our economic recovery remains intact.
Now that a debt deal is looking likely, let’s take a look at what it does – and more importantly, what it means to your family’s finances. One thing’s for sure: The stakes are high.
A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: working with the dead, drinking basil, frugal foods that taste good, things you shouldn’t tell your kids, and retiring to places you probably never thought about.
Thanks to the deadlock on the debt ceiling debate, one of the most profitable companies in the world is getting richer as the rest of us get poorer. It didn’t have to be this way.
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.
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.