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Dry Beans and Other Cheap Secrets of Healthy Eating

If you are trying to figure out how to eat healthy without spending your whole paycheck at Whole Foods, look no further than your mom. Let’s just take the family diet on offer at my household circa the mid-90s. This was pre-internet. There were no mommy forums, no meal-planning sites, no coupon-clipping apps. But my […]

Set a Budget: The Gap Between What You Can Afford and What You Want

Do you head into a purchase with a budget but end up spending far more than that amount? Here’s a theory… The gap between what you can afford and what you want can be measured by how well aspirational marketing works on you. If aspirational marketing works well on you, (read: Real Housewives, Dom Perignon […]

Finances for Couples: A Case for Keeping Finances Separate

Should you combine your finances or keep your finances separate? The most important caveat in personal finance is that it is just that: personal. It seems that by simply sharing our stories of successes and failures with money, we learn and support this growing community and are able to become less anxious about money and […]

Commuter Tax Benefits Restored: Here’s How to Take Advantage

When most of us hear sensational financial news like the debt ceiling or the fiscal cliff, it’s better to tune out the noise than get involved in stale political debates. But there was a little-reported result of the fiscal cliff deal that can help you save money right away: the restoration of the commuter tax […]

Why Your Favorite Celebrity is a Corporation

Have you ever wondered about how the movie business works? For your sake, I hope you never find out. Learning the secrets of the entertainment industry is like waking up every morning and finding out that the Easter Bunny killed Santa in a bloody fight to the death, and both of them were figments of […]