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Funny Money: Three Unnecessarily Stingy Stunts You Can Skip

The personal finance blogger community is a realm not unlike Fight Club. Writers and their followers go to extreme lengths to prove who's the hardest of the hardcore. The lady who's killed off tens of thousands of dollars worth of debt gets … [Read more...]

Funny Money: How Much Can You Really Earn from Earn-as-you-surf Sites?

Ever since I received my first business proposal via email from a Nigerian prince, I've sat around fantasizing about making money on the internet by doing nothing. (Go ahead: crack a joke about how I do just that by writing this column. Have you … [Read more...]

Funny Money: How to Get What You Want from Customer Service Reps

Customer service reps can be your best friends or greatest enemies. They can make life easy for you. They can make life difficult. They can bring you bliss or devastation. And what they are to you depends way more on you than on them. Put … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Homeowner Money Traps To Avoid

When you manage to scrape together enough cash and responsibility to buy a house, you're not just acquiring a place to live. You're entering an exclusive club — one shared by those you no doubt admire and respect. That club, though, is not so p … [Read more...]

Funny Money: How to Watch NFL Football for Little or No Money

Like any addiction, the NFL comes with built-in costs that can only truly be known by the addicts themselves, as well as their friends and family. Fans set aside business obligations, yardwork and family time to yell at the screen for hours on end. … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 4 Ways Being Dumb with Money Can Pay Off

Since you're filling your head with financial know-how by reading such a wonderful and brainy site as this one, you're most likely an ant. As you carefully plot out your money future, the grasshoppers are off spending themselves into oblivion without … [Read more...]

Funny Money: A Field Guide to Money-Sucking Friend, Family Members and Acquaintances, Part 2

Back in March, I shared my original field guide to financial leeches that surround every one of us. But that was just the beginning. There are more types of people out there whose main purpose in life seems to be sucking your wallet dry than … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 5 Things Totally Worth Overspending On And 5 Things That Are Totally Not

At a certain point, minimalism turns into masochism, and frugality is just foolishness. Some things in life are simply worth paying for. Meaning, the stuff you use every day, that has a major effect on your quality of life. Like socks. If your … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 5 Low-down, Dirty Tricks for Salary Negotiations

With all apologies to the cinematic masterwork of the revered Jean-Claude Van Damme, the real blood sport is not kickboxing, but salary negotiations. It's these brutal, high-stakes tangles with lopsided power dynamics that determine not only the size … [Read more...]

Funny Money: What Our Favorite Board Games Taught Us About Money

Before money was in your life, there were board games. From the instant your parents trusted that you would no longer swallow game pieces and allowed you to compete against them, you were subconsciously learning lessons through the games about life, … [Read more...]