Monday, May 21, 2018
Interest rates on credit cards have been increasing rapidly. I explain why rates are rising, and what you can do about it.
Food takes up a major part of a family’s monthly budget. Depending on the size of the family and their food choices, this can range from hundreds of dollars a month to well over a thousand dollars a month. It’s also an area of spending where frugal tactics can...
Few choices in life rarely have a single “right” decision. However, when it comes to naming an executor of your estate, there are many ways to get it wrong.
Most mornings, I wake up at about 5:30 AM and spend an hour or so waking up, stretching, doing a bit of reading and exercise and a few other odds and ends, and planning my day. The day before me feels like it’s full of promise and possibilities....
Among the frauds alleged were fake testimonials by actress Jennifer Anniston and Prince Charles
I really love finding ways to save a dollar here and a dollar there. I buy store brands. I skip out on little treats all the time. I make a lot of meals at home. I make a lot of things myself. I usually make attempts at repairing things...
Your legacy differs from your estate in that it represents more than the things you own—it embodies your purpose. What better vehicle to protect, preserve and continue to celebrate your legacy than the aptly named “purpose” trust?
What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Planning ahead for a child 2. Frugality and self-denial 3. 401(k) and multiple jobs 4. Work culture and telecommuting 5....
Tracking every penny doesn’t work for a lot people. How can you get control of your spending without dedicating your life to it? Set up a system that takes into account what you want and need right now with what you want and need in the future.
Being invited to a wedding or asked to be a member of a wedding party is an honor, but a costly one. No one knows this better than the serial wedding guest. There are points when the frequency of weddings and wedding-related obligations in life increases due to factors largely...
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