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Congress' Continuing Resolution Is an Opportunity for Reform Dec. 05, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Once again, Congress failed to pass its budget before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. It als... Read More

How to Break the Acrylic Nail Habit and Help Your Nails Recover Beautifully Nov. 20, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

For years, I was on the fake acrylic nails bandwagon. From the first time I gave that manicure optio... Read More

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth Money in the Bank Nov. 19, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Today's topic isn't pretty, but unless you have $8,000 earmarked to treat periodontal disease, an ou... Read More

Five Steps Women Can Take Toward Financial Empowerment Nov. 13, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Despite our many advances, it seems like women still fall behind men when it comes to m... Read More

How to Splurge on a Budget Nov. 12, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I got the biggest shock of my life the day I realized that living on a budget wasn't the straitjacke... Read More

Stop Wasting Money on Kitchen Tools That Do Only One Thing Nov. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Celebrity chef Alton Brown contends that a kitchen tool that does only one job is mostly useless. He... Read More

Plans by Warren and Sanders Neglect Logic, Math and Honesty Nov. 07, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The more I follow the Democratic presidential campaign, the more I see how little I understand some ... Read More

5 Home-Buying Mistakes That Will Make You House Poor Nov. 06, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Buying a home is likely the largest purchase you will ever make. This is not the time to make mistak... Read More

How To Live on a Budget and Love It Nov. 05, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

For many years I wouldn't have anything to do with a budget because I couldn't stand the idea of any... Read More

Best Inexpensive Home Dehumidifiers and How to Choose Oct. 31, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Humidity, or the lack thereof, is always a popular topic. Where I live in northern Colorado, it's dr... Read More

Common Money Myths and How to Stop Believing Them Oct. 30, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

The wedding was complicated and expensive. But it's over, and you are ready to settle back and enjoy... Read More

Don't Go Broke for the Wedding Gift Oct. 29, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

While tying the knot is getting more expensive for the bride and groom, attending a wedding is becom... Read More

How to Organize a Closet in 5 Easy Steps Oct. 28, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

What's behind your closet door? Orderly rows of shoes, stacks of folded T-shirts and hanging clothes... Read More

Putting America First Means Fiscal Responsibility Oct. 24, 2019

Armstrong Williams

The two stories that have dominated the news cycle over the past two weeks — the impending Con... Read More

It's Open Enrollment: Are You Making the Most of Your Employee Benefits? Oct. 16, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: It's open enrollment time, and I have a question for you: Are you taking full advantag... Read More

Car Rip-Offs Oct. 14, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My car is now 10 years old and has an occasional problem but mostly suits my needs. I've had to b... Read More

10 Ways to Make a Vehicle Last Twice as Long Oct. 02, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Eighteen years ago next month, my husband and I bought a new Chevy Silverado. For 14 of those years,... Read More

Ways to Keep Your Home When Money Is Tight Oct. 01, 2019

The Real Estate Expert

Things happen! That expression has been around for years, and it's very true. Many people have unant... Read More

6 Simple Ways to Develop a Saver's Attitude Sep. 26, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Cutting expenses is the way to spend less so you have money to save. But unless you are actually put... Read More

Do You Have to Pay Income Taxes on Social Security Benefits? Sep. 25, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: From what I've read, if a married couple has annual withdrawals from 401(k) plans, indi... Read More