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A Joint Holiday Solution

You and your mate own your share of financial friction, but you hate it when money tension messes with your holiday spirit. Solution? Join our Date Night Extravaganza! By pledging to set aside a little togetherness time in the coming weeks—just...

Hire a Public Insurance Adjuster

In the case of a huge storm like Hurricane Sandy, which affected millions of homeowners and renters, insurance company delays could be even longer than the gas lines last weekend. What can you do? Hire a public insurance adjuster, who will assess...

Election Clues from the S&P

Can the stock market predict the outcome of a presidential election--especially one as tight as this? Historically yes, sort of. Since 1900, if the S&P 500 posts gains from July 31 to October 31 prior to an election, the incumbent saw a victory...

Beauty Boosters: Worth It?

I’m sure that if I gave up fast food, exercised, ate seven servings of fruits and veggies every day, and slept nine hours a night, I could look and feel a lot better than I do.    But I’ve got a job. And a toddler. Translation: I need an easier...

Update Your Closet With a $1K Spree

You hate everything in your closet from last fall. (Why did you buy that poofy “Mad Men” dress, the suit with shorts?) Hanging on to old trends feels pointless—yet getting rid of them feels wasteful. You don’t want to contribute to some other...

I Thought We Had a Deal

I recently bought a Groupon for a haircut and color at an uber-fancy Manhattan salon. It was pricey, $150, but not much more than what I’d normally pay. I was pretty excited. I’d been letting my hair grow out for months, and I couldn’t wait to...

Face to Face with Otherness

Amanda Steinberg is the founder of DailyWorth. At the time of the 9/11 attacks, she lived four blocks from the World Trade Center. Running down the street on that warm September morning, I experienced what few Americans have: explosion,...

What’s Your Debt Threshold?

Debt is a mainstay of modern life. It’s hard to buy a home, a car, or (let’s face it) get through the holidays without leaning on credit somewhere. In fact, you could argue that the definition of being in debt has shifted, in large part thanks to...

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