savings

The Poor-Person Habits You Can’t Shake When You Become Not-So-Poor

There’s nothing quite like not having enough money to make ends meet — or as poor people like to say, “running out of money before…

Being a Newly Wealthy Man Isn’t All Champagne, Coke and Caviar

Stupid question: Wouldn’t it be great to be rich? You don’t need to be a jewel-encrusted fly on a raw stone wall in a waterfront…

The Generation of the ‘Layoff Fund’

I got laid off from my first job after just five months. My bosses assured me my impending unemployment had nothing to do with my…

What’s the Point of Loose Change?

What the hell can you actually buy with less than a buck these days? It’s not a rhetorical question: Lots of people apparently wanna know,…