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Interest: A Great Mystery of Life, and More Q's From My Readers Mar. 11, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I am university-educated and have an advanced degree in the arts. This is really embarras... Read More

Who Is Offering the Best Rates of Interest on Savings Accounts? Feb. 04, 2021

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I'm looking for a place to earn the best rate of interest on my contingency fund, which i... Read More

The Miracle of Compounding Interest Oct. 29, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Recently, I heard from Mimi K. in Mississippi, who wanted to know of a way to teach her children abo... Read More

Pay Up, and Learn Your Lesson Sep. 28, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I needed $100 because I asked a girl I was trying to impress to go out on a date with m... Read More

July 17, 2020 Jul. 17, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 40 years. When we were first dating, my future wife ... Read More

Should You Lend Money to Family and Friends? May. 13, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I've heard from dozens of readers who have lent money to friends and family members ... Read More

Prep Steps for First-Time Homebuyers Apr. 22, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Buying a home can be exciting and terrifying all at once. And for first-time buyers, you can probabl... Read More

Time to Brand Yourself for Happiness Apr. 16, 2020

At Work

Q: I was laid off from my job, and I don't know what to do. I have no creative talents to be able to... Read More

Congress Bans Short-Term Lending; the Poor Pay a High Price Dec. 03, 2019

Stephen Moore

Washington do-goodism almost always fails to help the people it is supposed to because politicians i... Read More

A Spell for the Scorpio New Moon Oct. 27, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

On this darkest and most mysterious day of the season, it will be most fortuitous to send a sort of ... Read More

You Shouldn't Be Punished Oct. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have always been a very good student. This is my first year in high school, and I've ... Read More

No Deed Change Mar. 17, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: My husband died last June. When I asked my lawyer about removing his name from the deed,... Read More

Sad but True Nov. 26, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I don't smoke, but I was surprised when my boyfriend's sister lit up a cigarette when I... Read More

A Mouse in the House, Sheets on the Beds and Early on the Credit Card Payment Nov. 22, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: It is that time of year when mice invade our homes. I'm a pretty good housekeeper, and we... Read More

The Rule of 72 Oct. 10, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you please explain how the rule of 72 works for growing the principal and inco... Read More

Contrary to Media Coverage, Most Americans Aren't That Into Politics Aug. 29, 2018

Scott Rasmussen

For many obsessed with politics, the upcoming midterm elections are perceived as a fight between goo... Read More

Power Tulle Aug. 14, 2018

The Science Advice Goddess

Why are there lots of bridal magazines but no magazines for grooms? What does that imply? — A... Read More

A Brief History Of Tame Apr. 24, 2018

The Science Advice Goddess

I'm a 45-year-old single guy seeking a long-term relationship. My problem is that when I'm interact... Read More

Swamp Spending 101: The Omnibus Spending Bill Mar. 22, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans are once again proving why they actually deserve the label of the biggest swamp spenders... Read More

A Million Dollars a Minute Feb. 15, 2018

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Imagine you open the faucet of your kitchen sink expecting water and instead out comes cash. Now ima... Read More