Blog Overview

The Two Way Street of Retiring Early
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 15, 2018
11 Essential (and Mostly Cheap) Tactics for Weathering Winter’s Worst
Donna Freedman
Dec 16, 2018

Latest Posts

Money and Life Lessons from a Major Earthquake

While talking on the phone with my daughter last Friday, I heard an unearthly roar and felt the house begin…

Donna Freedman
Dec 6, 2018
Life Stability and Financial Choices

Personal finance is often a “numbers game.” A person can sit down with a calculator and a piece of paper…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 5, 2018
When Should You Take a Buyout Offer?

At the end of October, General Motors offered buyouts to all salaried workers in North America with at least 12…

Mia Taylor
Dec 5, 2018
Frugal Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

It’s early December, and that means my mailbox is full of requests from readers for frugal gift ideas for the…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 4, 2018
What a Financial Trainwreck Can Teach Us: Six Mistakes to Learn From

A married couple recently confessed to some horrifying money blunders in an interview on the WealthSimple website. In their mid-40s…

Donna Freedman
Dec 4, 2018
Questions About Car Loans, Toasters, Skin Care, Mortgages, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words.…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 3, 2018