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Celebrating While Being Mindful of Others' Struggles Oct. 16, 2020

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: After years of fiscal discipline, my wife and I have paid off our mortgage. We contempla... Read More

Social Security Start Date Problem Solved? Feb. 12, 2020

Social Security and You

Maybe the Social Security Administration fixed the problem? I guess we'll just have to wait and see.... Read More

February 2, 2020 Feb. 02, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am close to my parents, and my husband and I love to visit them when we're in town. We... Read More

When Logic Doesn't Make Sense Jan. 15, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

My friend, fellow speaker and country comedian from Nacogdoches, Texas, Bob Murphy, tells the story:... Read More

November 22, 2019 Nov. 22, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My sister, "Ellen," bought my mother a car when Mom moved in with her. Ellen promised it... Read More

No Longer Accepting Negative Talk Jul. 19, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am writing because I'm seeking your help about my relationship with my 30-year-old gra... Read More

9 Ideas for a Frugal (Not Cheap!) Wedding Jul. 02, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I get a lot of mail on the subject of weddings. I get stories of joy, tales of woe, great ideas and ... Read More

Jealousy Over Your 'Good Luck' Dec. 08, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I are the youngest of our siblings, now all in our 50s with nearly grown ... Read More

Chip Me Jul. 27, 2017

Work Daze

It's the worst feeling ever! Your manager needs you and you're not there. It happens frequently. Yo... Read More

Good Reasons to Pay Off Your Mortgage Mar. 09, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

I've heard of mortgage-burning parties, but I would categorize them along with the Pony Express and ... Read More

What's Mine Is Mine, and What's Yours Is Yours Jan. 13, 2017

Tales From the Front

How do you and your partner handle your finances? Let's say you're a two-income family. Do both pay... 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

Beware the Charity That Runs Away From Scrutiny Jul. 06, 2016

Daily Editorials

It's a familiar story: A nonprofit organization uses images of suffering individuals to appeal for d... Read More

Is the Supreme Court Clueless About Corruption? May. 10, 2016

Daily Editorials

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case brought by former Virginia Gov. Bob M... Read More

New Overtime Rule Will Kill Jobs May. 04, 2016

Daily Editorials

The Obama administration in its last few months is trying to push through some significant changes t... Read More

Andy Capp

May. 21, 2014

So You've Been Offered Stock in a Company? Apr. 08, 2014

Succeeding in Your Business

"I am a software developer. Most of my work is done for established companies on a contract basis, b... Read More

How to Pay for Expanded Low-Income Tax Credit Mar. 06, 2014

Daily Editorials

President Obama submitted his 2015 budget plan to Congress on Tuesday, knowing that hardly any of hi... Read More

Hit Piece Journalism Dec. 31, 2013

Thomas Sowell

Front-page editorials, disguised as news stories, have become such familiar features of the New York... Read More