Most people don’t consider the financial implications of marriage when they take the plunge. Inherently, this isn’t a good or a bad thing, it’s simply that we have too many other things on our mind when we’re in love and ready to pop (or answer) “the question.” But...as we all know, marriage can have a … Continue reading Is Your Money Better Off Single or Married?
Category: Readers Weigh In
Do You Tip at Non-Sit-Down Restaurants?
It seems that so many lunch and small non-sit-down places are asking for tips than ever before. Is it customary and expected to tip at these places?
Weigh In: Have Expensive Gifts Become Bad Form?
I've noticed a curious trend in the last few years when it comes to expensive gifts--people are offended or saddened when they get them. Weigh in on the reasons!
Should Millionaires Apply for Unemployment?
3,000 millionaires claimed unemployment benefits in 2008. They have a right to do so, but is it the RIGHT thing to do when millions of others are struggling?
Weigh In: Is a 10% Tip Acceptable?
On last week’s tips for calculating your restaurant tip, Carol writes in the comments: Personally, I still think 10% is a good tip. A little more is nice if service is absolutely great. 20% may be a sign of the times when people wanted to look like big spenders for whatever reason. What an interesting … Continue reading Weigh In: Is a 10% Tip Acceptable?
Would You Buy a Rental Car?
Recently, we decided to purchase a vehicle from a rental company. Having gone through the experience, there are some definite pros and cons we learned from the experience, which we are sharing here today.
Weigh In on The Best Debates
Looking back to some of the best Fiscal Fizzle debates of the last year. Take a few minutes and weigh in on your favorite!
How Personal is Personal Finance?
Thinking about how to approach personal finance--from the outside in, or from the inside out? Let me know what you think!
Readers Weigh In: Your Worst Financial Nightmares
Today's ask-the-reader question is about our financial fears, and how we can overcome them. See a few of my own and share yours!
Readers Weigh In: Your Best Financial Advice for New Parents
Today, I'm asking the readers for their best financial advice for new parents - what worked for you, what are the potential pitfalls, and how did you succeed? Share your thoughts, too!