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The Dark Side of Gift Cards Jan. 12, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

These days, you can buy gift cards (the modern replacement for the gift certificate) from just about... Read More

How to Beat Legalized Larceny: Government Bullies Empowered by Civil Forfeiture Laws Often Back Down, but Only When Their Victims Can Afford a Fight Nov. 25, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Six months after the Drug Enforcement Administration stole $43,000 from Stacy Jones at a North Carol... Read More

Living With Cash Is Challenging but Not Impossible Sep. 28, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I like the idea of shopping online. The problem I have is that I am digging my way out of... Read More

Your Thoughts on Money and Happiness Jul. 15, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

In a previous column on the subject of money and happiness, I closed with: "In your heart, do you be... Read More

Show Me the Money! Jul. 04, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My 16th birthday is coming up in a few weeks, and all my relatives are going to get me ... Read More

Where Does All the Money Go? May. 26, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Like trying to hold onto a handful of water, money has a way of magically disappearing right before ... Read More

Who Doesn't Use Cash? More People Than Ever May. 07, 2020

Froma Harrop

Last year seems a lifetime ago, but even then, cash was no longer king. The greenback had already lo... Read More

Witness to 'Cash Grabs' May. 05, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and live with my brother and his wife because my parents are in the middle of a ... Read More

Crisis Socialism: No Bailouts for Open Borders Globalists! Mar. 18, 2020

Michelle Malkin

No. No. No. No. No. The answer from the American people across the political spectrum to the airline... Read More

Cash Money Is Sick Mar. 06, 2020

Marc Dion

I probably won't die from the coronavirus, though saying that means I probably will. As the old-time... Read More

Valentines to Our Troops Jan. 05, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie. My former boyfriend has a wife in the Philippines. He used to sometimes say, "Oh, stay w... Read More

7 Easy Moves That Will Simplify Your Spending Dec. 24, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Confused and stressed out about how to manage your money so you don't run out before payday? Put the... Read More

Expecting Too Much from Newlyweds Dec. 18, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Recently, I attended a family wedding. For the gift, I knitted an afghan out of very exp... Read More

Shopping With Cash Is Still the Best Way to Save Money Jul. 09, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

When did you last hold a $50 bill in your hand? They look strange — faintly colored, graphical... Read More

No More Car Payments: How to Buy the Car of Your Dreams with All Cash Apr. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Let's say that tomorrow morning, you wake up to discover that overnight — gulp! — your c... Read More

8 Ways to Grow a Cash Stash in 2019 Feb. 28, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: 1) to spend less, as in "I buy things on sale to s... Read More

Give Yourself a Raise Dec. 04, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Is money a little tight? Hoping a raise will come through soon? I hate to burst your bubble, but eve... Read More

All-Cash Precautions Jul. 15, 2018

House Calls

Dear Edith: I am going to buy my first home for all cash with money from a recent inheritance. Anyth... Read More

I Want More Jan. 29, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am an associate in a law firm with two offices. Each office has three associate attorn... Read More

8 Ways to Build a Cash Stash Mar. 20, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: to spend less, as in "I buy things on sale to save... Read More