What’s Love Got To Do With It? The Financial Benefits of Marriage

Marriage is in the news again. With the Supreme Court deciding who is worthy of being married,  it seems worth taking a moment to think about why even get married in the first place. Sure we can talk about the benefits of togetherness and the … [Read more...]

Why Buzz Bissinger’s Shopping Addiction is a Call to Face our own Financial Demons

Some see Buzz Bissinger's tell-all article in April's GQ as the wicked April Fool's gag of a gifted writer. If so, it wouldn't be the first. But others, including this columnist, believe it's truly the tragic, awkward confession of sex and shopping … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 8 Tips For Smart Gambling

Blackjack, craps and roulette do not a savvy investment portfolio make. Unless, of course, you own a casino, in which case they are all smart investments, helping you pick off easy money from desperate, get-rich-quick types who think they've got "a … [Read more...]

The Refrigerator Guide To Money In Your 20s

With every passing year, I get a little bit further from the 25-year old who started Money Under 30 deep in debt and still figuring things out as I went. I struggle to pass on the lessons I’ve learned over the last six and a half years about m … [Read more...]