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Accept Grandma's Generous Offer Immediately! Nov. 28, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm thankful that my parents give me $15 a week for allowance to spend any way I choose... Read More

How to Help a Young Person Build a Good Credit Score Nov. 27, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

You can boost a young person's credit by taking advantage of a little-known authorized user provisio... 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

Filing Date Still Confuses Readers Nov. 13, 2019

Social Security and You

Even after writing several recent columns about the issue, I still get many emails from readers conf... 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

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

Athletes Deserve To Be Paid Market Rates Nov. 06, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I went to a sports memorabilia show and saw several former major league baseball player... 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 Do Social Security Survivor Benefits Add Up? Oct. 23, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My husband and I are each getting Social Security based on our own work records. When o... Read More

Retroactive Social Security Benefits Explained Oct. 23, 2019

Social Security and You

A few months ago, I briefly discussed the possibility of retroactive Social Security retirement bene... Read More

A Crash Course in How to Store Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Oct. 22, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Could you use an extra $300? You might want to take a look in your garbage. A survey conducted by th... Read More

The Ultimate Risk-Free, High-Yield, Guaranteed Investment Oct. 21, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

From time to time, this kind of question pops up in my inbox: How can I get started investing in sto... Read More

Your Consumer Behavior Is Keeping You Broke Oct. 17, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Do you know what I love? Walking into my supermarket the day after Thanksgiving and hearing the best... Read More

Clearing Up More Myths and Misunderstandings Oct. 16, 2019

Social Security and You

I pointed out in last week's column that there are hundreds of myths and rumors being spread —... Read More

Caught Between Aging Parents and Adult Children Oct. 15, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

A lovely new assisted living complex is under construction close to where I live. As beautiful as th... Read More

October 14, 2019 Oct. 14, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm in my late 50s, divorced with no children, and have acquired a fairly substantial es... Read More