How to Save on Getting to and From the Airport

Sure, it’s great if you’re able to find ways to save on flights. But that’s only part of the battle. You’re also facing costs of getting to and from the airport and to your destination once you land. Here’s a guide to dealing with the the costs of gro … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Hidden Costs to Avoid at All Costs, Part One

Deal hunters pride themselves on being great with money, and conniving marketers exploit that pride by luring them into dark corners with low prices, only to mug them with a barrage of hidden costs. The more effective the mugger is at mugging, the … [Read more...]

Top Financial Advisors for Millennials

Most weeks, I get more money questions via email than I could ever answer. While a blog like Money Under 30 is a terrific resource for helping you learn the basics of money management from others who have been there before, there comes a time when … [Read more...]

Can In-Store Health Clinics Save You Money?

By the end of June, we'll reach the middle of the so-called "gap year" — meaning that roughly six months will remain before the Affordable Care Act kicks in and America begins an unprecedented experiment with universal health care coverage. Maybe t … [Read more...]

Funny Money: The Highs, Lows, Hustles and Flows of Video Streaming Websites

What a magical time this is for movie fans. Now, for the first time in history, the technology exists to let us hunt down any movie we desire on video streaming websites, drop a few invisible credit card bucks, then sit back and relax to watch images … [Read more...]

10 Things Arrested Development Taught Us About Money

If you love the show Arrested Development as much as I do, you’ve already cleared your schedule on May 26 when the show returns on Netflix for a fourth season featuring 15 simultaneously released episodes. Frozen bananas? Check. Kidding aside, u … [Read more...]

When Buying, Look for Features That Add Value to Your Home

If you're buying a home, you want it to appreciate. Even if you realize your own house may not be a great investment, you still want it to hold it's value and — hopefully — to be able to sell it someday for more than you paid for it. But in real est … [Read more...]

American Airlines AAdvantage® MasterCard Review

I get a lot of emails asking me about the pros and cons of individual credit cards, so my goal is to add to the perspectives we offer on some of the more popular credit cards out there. Most of my recommended credit cards are safe picks for … [Read more...]

How to Find Money Hiding in Dormant Rewards Points and Frequent Flyer Miles

I've got one of those exciting weekends ahead, where I get to clean out my office: empty those boxes, shred those documents, trudge a half dozen times between the back door and the trash receptacles in the alley. Getting my financial house in … [Read more...]

Why You Should Travel While You’re Young At Any Cost

One of my friends recently shared a Humans of New York photo on Facebook. It was a portrait of an elderly man and he had told the photographer: “Travel while you’re young. Even if you have to borrow money to do it." I couldn’t stop thinking abo … [Read more...]