If you caught yesterday’s post, you know that my daughter recently had surgery and I’ve been spending time at the hospital with her. Today, while
As I write this, I’m sitting alone in a hotel room. My daughter had a five hour surgery this morning (and early afternoon) that comes
Most of the personal finance advice you find out there, such as investing strategies and frugality tactics, rests on the back of a number of
So, like most people my age in the sandwich generation, I have this long list of things I’d like to do but never seem to
A few days ago, I read an article containing the absolute worst financial “advice” I’ve ever read. I don’t want to reward it with a
Marc writes in with an interesting question. I’ve been really enjoying your articles and have read many articles in the archives over the past week.
I’ve been an avid journaler since I was about 12 years old, meaning I have about 25 years of pretty clear personal history out there. I
“If” is the single most important word in personal finance. It’s the word that everything hinges on, and it’s also the reason that, in the
Kellen wrote in with a very thoughtful question that I wanted to address in detail: I’m currently in that stage of life where I have
Many services act as emergency funds, in a way — insurance, basically — for very specific situations. In exchange for a monthly or annual premium, these companies
What is success? To laugh often and much, to win respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest
It was a beautiful spring day in April 2006 when I finally realized that I was ready to make some financial changes in my life.
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to read a wonderful article from Kevin Kelly entitled More Time, More Money. Here’s the idea behind the
A money order is simply a little piece of paper that allows the person named on the order to receive a specified amount of cash.
A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article entitled “40 Free (or Extremely Low-Cost) Things I Genuinely Enjoy Doing – and You Might, Too!”
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One of the ideals that was taught to me as a child is best expressed today as the “American dream,” that every American should have
One of the weirdest phenomena I have ever experienced is when I realized that I get more pleasure out of going to, say, a bookstore