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Full Moon Pre-Show Aug. 14, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

There is no such thing as just another day. When the days start to blur together, that's an "error m... Read More

Solar Square Warning Jun. 09, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

In order to make things possible that were not possible before, we have to stretch. A stretch is, by... Read More

It's a Little Late To Wonder About Pete May. 09, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm starting to wonder about my son-in-law, "Pete." He married my daughter some 40 years... Read More

9 Incredibly Simple Hacks to Take Stress out of Flying Feb. 19, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

These days, flying can be stressful. But you can eliminate a lot of that stress with a few simple ti... Read More

The Price Rises on Houston's 'Cheap' Housing Sep. 05, 2017

Froma Harrop

As the floodwaters recede, much of Houston's famously "affordable" housing may seem less of a bargai... Read More

Why You Need to Start Planning for Christmas Now Aug. 30, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

It's hot; you're sweaty and longing for some relief from the heat. Kinda makes you think about coole... Read More

Splashes of Color Feb. 15, 2017

Small Spaces

No doubt there is an element of freshness to the idea of an all-white room. But such a room also pos... Read More

It Takes Time Dec. 21, 2016

Classic Zig Ziglar

"I intended to call you last week but got busy, and time slipped through my fingers." "I would love... Read More

Year-End Tax Planning for 2016 Dec. 06, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

As most of us prepare for a joyous holiday season, lawyers, accountants, tax planners and financial ... Read More

Birthday-Party Delegating and Morning Homework Oct. 15, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I typically plan my son's birthday parties, but this year I am swamped at work an... Read More

Easy Ways to Plan for College, Save Money, Read Books and Carpool the Kids Sep. 05, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

The following websites are family-friendly and offer very helpful services. BIG FUTURE. Planning for... Read More

Being the Room Parent Again and Friends With Poor Study Habits Aug. 26, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I have been the classroom mom for my two children several times. This year they b... Read More

Positive Outlook Aug. 15, 2016

Dear Doug

Q: I envy individuals who have a positive outlook and are happy with their lives. I am much less so ... Read More

Small Spaces with High Ceilings Jun. 29, 2016

Small Spaces

If you have a small space with a high ceiling, do the decorating rules change? Can you decorate diff... Read More

The Secret of Cheap and Healthy Meals Apr. 25, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Want to keep your food costs low during these times of rising costs? Stick to these rules: Set a bud... Read More

A Lunch Is a Terrible Thing to Waste Jan. 28, 2016

Work Daze

Frankly, I think we've gone about as far as we can go with this self-improvement thing. After all th... Read More

Retirement Conundrum: Spend Now or Save for Later? Jun. 24, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: A friend recently told me that her financial adviser suggests using age 95 as a life e... Read More

7 Potential Costs of Owning a Home That Should Factor Into Your Budget Mar. 11, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: I get a lot of questions regarding the costs of owning a home, typically about saving ... Read More

Money Management Tips for Couples Merging Households Feb. 18, 2015

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My girlfriend and I are both financially stable, and each of us owns our own home. We ... Read More

Retirement Planning Dec. 03, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 44. My wife and I have no savings and $11,200 in two individual retirement accou... Read More