“Help Me, I’m Poor” – Why Everything Costs More When You’re Broke

When you’re poor, everything costs more. It might not make sense, but toilet paper, auto insurance, and even college are more expensive when you don’t have money. Ironically, it’s easier to save money when you already have money in your pocket. Here’s why. "Help Me, I'm...

Why Square’s Replacing Meters In Washington DC Taxis

The next time you ride in a taxi in the nation's capital, you'll see something different: A Square credit card reader. By the end of August 2017, Washington's thousands of cabs will take out their traditional meters and replace them with digital meters and...

Don’t Buy Cheap Clothes

A word of advice: Even if you're broke, don't buy cheap clothes. Buying cheap clothes might be cheaper in the short run, but it will cost you much more over the years. More expensive quality clothing--not just clothing that's more expensive, but clothing that's made...

TaskRabbit Launching In Baltimore, Detroit, Nashville, Raleigh & Sacramento

TaskRabbit, the popular marketplace for chores and services, is expanding to five new cities. Starting in May 2017, users can now hire help in Baltimore, Ann Arbor/Detroit, Nashville, Raleigh & Sacramento. This is good news for anyone looking to hiring house cleaners or quick chore...

Home Office Computer Deals With Acer

If you're looking for a new computer for your home office, Acer has some great deals for you. Acer offers a wide range of computers--laptops, desktops, convertible tablet/notebook hybrid, and more--at affordable prices to customers in the United States and other countries. When you run...

Financial Infidelity: When Partners Lie About Money

Slate’s personal finance editor, Helaine Olen, just wrote a fine piece on financial infidelity and what happens on relationships when partners aren’t honest about their finances. Financial infidelity is much more common than you might expect… and shows up in relationships more often than...