saving

How Tough Is It Really to Save Twice Your Income by the Time You’re 35?

One of the things I’ve learned in my few short years of writing about personal finance is that people hate being given personal finance advice. I…

The Misery of the No-Spend Year

On Sunday, The New York Times published an op-ed from Nashville writer Ann Patchett about her year of no shopping (appropriately titled “My Year of…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Flying a Shitty Airline

This take won’t earn me any friends, but I’m a Spirit Airlines apologist. Airlines are uniformly terrible to anyone who isn’t a loyal, platinum-status customer — they…