ADVERTISEMENT

Saving

Jean Chatzky’s New "Money Rules"

Michael Pollan condensed all the literature about healthy eating into one simple mantra: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”  Jean Chatzky took the simpler-is-better idea, multiplied it by 94, and published “Money Rules,” a bite-sized book...

The Elation of Saving

When I left my tax guy’s office on March 14, I tweeted that I loved him. I did—in the pure, giddy way that you love someone who tells you that you’ll be $1,500 richer in a week. The only question: What was I going to do with my refund? First, I...

A 60° Winter Windfall

You’re so lucky: Depending on what kind of heating fuel you used this winter, you probably saw your bill drop by 5% (for electricity), almost 9% (for propane), and 13% for natural gas.*   But did you snatch up that extra windfall each month?   We...

Three Smart Ways to Earn More, Save More

Today’s “It’s an Emergency!” saving tip: Stop scrimping and score yourself a mini windfall. Here are a few fun ideas for a $100 savings bump this weekend: Get paid to run to the post office, organize a closet, or buy and cook groceries for an...

Diet Tips that Save Money, Too

In case you needed more evidence of the mysterious connection between dieting and budgeting… I’ve been chatting with friends about some neat DIY food tricks that save calories—and cash. #1: Why buy overpriced microwave popcorn when you can throw...

Think Now, Save Later

Tip #3 in the It’s An Emergency! savings challenge is sneaky:  Avoid having emergencies. Step 1: Sit down and have a scary brainstorming session with yourself or your partner. What things could possibly go wrong that you can predict? Think: car,...

Make Your Own Luck

I feel lucky this month. Lucky to be editing DailyWorth, fortunate to have readers like you—and excited that “Get Lucky” is the theme for March. Want to know one of my lucky secrets? Hint: It’s not because I’m Irish. “Chance favors the prepared...

When the Men in Your Financial Life Just Aren’t Working Out

I’m the financial planner in my house. I handle my husband’s 401k, I have an excellent credit record, and I know where every dollar of my paycheck is headed at all times.  So how is it possible that I have no idea what’s in my own investment...

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

© Copyright DailyWorth 2014