Advice

Everything You Need To Know About Spending Money In A Strip Club

If you’re going to patronize a strip club, choose a Costco-type establishment, not a Walmart-type one.

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WWYD: “I May Have Just Fallen For My 1st Scam”

A few days after I sent the application he “approved” me and asked me to wire $2700 — security deposit and first month’s rent — to his California bank account before I could receive the keys in the mail. He also drew up and signed a simple lease agreement for me to sign and return, but it lacked important details: i.e., it had the street address of the condo, but not the specific unit

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Brown Bagging It

During a financially precarious time in my life, I not only ate the same kind of sandwich at my temp job every day, I kept a loaf of sliced bread and a package of cheese in the office kitchen so that I would never have a reason—or excuse—to visit the office cafeteria.

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How To Make Your 30s Work For You, Money-Wise

Life happens in your 30s: you may make more as you partner up and/or advance in your career; but you might also get laid off, have children, go to grad school, move, buy a house, have to deal with the death of your parents, or face any of a number of other challenges that make you put saving on hold.

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Happy New Year! Here Are Some Pointless Or Obvious Savings Tips!

Save $200 over the year! Awesome! Except the Nest programmable thermostat costs $250.

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5 Ways the Wedding Industry Is Plotting to Destroy Us

Take it slow, because whatever numbers you and your fiance have come up with will be quickly obliterated.

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Advice On Employees And 403(B)s

We have a very generous 403(b) plan, but about half our staff chooses not to take advantage of it.

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Ask An Assertive Person: Being Social While Being Frugal

How on earth do I make and keep friends without spending a ton of money? I don’t want to turn down invites because I can’t afford another dinner out but I don’t want to be weird and not eat anything either.

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Save Money With Hugs! And Generics

Hugs can protect stressed people from getting sick.

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Starting A New Job Right

Day 1, I had to convince my principal to act like an adult and show me around.

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