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Savings And Alone Feb. 14, 2017

The Science Advice Goddess

I'm a 28-year-old guy in a corporate job. I'm out there trying to meet women and date (or hook up),... Read More

The Greatest Debt Producer That God Ever Created? Jan. 26, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Libertarians and conservatives are skeptical of the government's ability to do anything well. But th... Read More

How to Do Christmas Without Debt Dec. 08, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

If you are or ever have been plagued by consumer debt, I can almost guarantee expenses related to Ch... Read More

Will New Bosses Be the Same as the Old Bosses? Nov. 17, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

For only the second time since the early 1950s, a Republican president will wield power with Republi... Read More

The Trillion-Dollar Question Oct. 20, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Have you noticed that for a few months, President Barack Obama has stopped bragging about how the fe... Read More

Think Sacrifice, Not Deprivation Oct. 12, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

I have what could be characterized as a dark financial past. I didn't set out to ruin my life. In fa... Read More

Haunted by the Ghost of Student Loans Oct. 10, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My mother was murdered seven years ago by an abusive husband. The cause of death was str... Read More

Hey, Candidates -- Fix the Tax Code and Help the Country Oct. 08, 2016

Diane Dimond

It should not have taken a leak of Donald Trump's 20-year-old tax returns to highlight what's wrong ... Read More

Credit Cards in the Hands of Financially Immature Students Oct. 05, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Your kids are fortunate to be growing up in this most progressive and exciting time in history. That... Read More

Beyond the Presidency, Reasons to Go on Living Sep. 29, 2016

Steve Chapman

Monday's presidential debate probably did not cheer up voters who see the election as a choice betwe... Read More

Survival Debt Sep. 22, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

For years I've been telling my readers that there are two kinds of debt: safe debt and toxic debt. S... Read More

My Apologies to Pawn Shops Everywhere Sep. 21, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

In the wake of America's big economic crisis back in 2008, dollar stores and thrift stores have seen... Read More

A Looming Recession? Aug. 17, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We recently saw you speak and enjoyed your comments on the stock market and economy ... Read More

Outside the Nest Aug. 16, 2016

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I apparently failed as a parent at teaching my daughter financial responsibility. I rais... Read More

The Real Existential Threats of 2016 Aug. 16, 2016

Patrick Buchanan

On Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. Wi... Read More

A Friend in Debt Jul. 31, 2016

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in a pickle. We are friends with another couple, "Josh" and "Vanessa."... Read More

Get Back at Your Creditors Jul. 26, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Late fees, punitive interest rates and over-limit fees are piling up on your credit reports. It's en... Read More

Stop Bleeding Red Ink, Make America Sustainable Again Jul. 21, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The Congressional Budget Office recently released its long-term budget outlook. There isn't much new... Read More

Will Congress Control Debt or Will Debt Control Us? Jul. 20, 2016

Terence Jeffrey

The delegates to the Republican National Convention approved a platform this week that criticizes th... Read More

Consumer Debt Slowing the Economy Jul. 13, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: The economy still looks terrible, and unemployment is higher than the government say... Read More