Readers Weigh In: Is It Better for One or Both Parents to Work?

This is one of the most hotly debated topics in personal finance - is it more effective to be a one-income or two-income family? My own life is in that relatively early stage where kids are not yet a concern, but they are in the planning stages. Inevitably, the question comes up in conversation - … Continue reading Readers Weigh In: Is It Better for One or Both Parents to Work?

Should You Take Vacations in a Bad Economy?

For whatever reason, this seemingly simple question has come up in conversation twice this week with two unrelated groups of individuals. During the first conversation, the tone was firmly set against vacations, with good reasons to back it up. In the second case, everyone was adamant that vacations were a must, with equally compelling reasons. … Continue reading Should You Take Vacations in a Bad Economy?