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Ground Rules for a Stealth Divorce

In my post last week about whether a Katie Holmes-style secret divorce is smart, I advised against it—unless you feel you’re up against a physical, emotional, or financial threat from your spouse. If that’s the case, and secrecy is best, here’s...

Last-Minute Deals on Trips

Summer is waning, but there’s still time to plan a delicious last-minute trip, thanks to these travel deal sites. Sniqueaway’s claim to fame is that they mine TripAdvisor reviews to offer you great deals at popular resorts, hotels, and spas. You...

One Mom’s Olympic-size Budget

As my oldest daughter and I watched gymnast Gabrielle Douglas hand-spring her way to an Olympic gold, my 11-year-old saw an idol. I saw depleted bank accounts. An intermediate-level competitive gymnast, my daughter ranked 15th nationally last...

Should You Hide Divorce Plans from Your Spouse?

Katie Holmes used a disposable cellphone to talk secretly to her lawyers, and filed for divorce in Manhattan while Tom Cruise was on location in Iceland. Is this the way to go? Usually not—but it depends. There are three main reasons to let your...

A Clear Shot at Better Credit

If your credit has taken a hit in this dragging economy, do you know where to go for help? Probably not, says a survey last month by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). Nearly half of respondents had no idea where to turn, and...

Why I Buy, and Buy Again

A few weeks ago, I caved in to a summer sale, and bought a pair of dark-blue Converse slip-ons I’d been coveting. Apparently I had no clue that I owned two other pairs of sneakers—both dark-blue as well. Call the style police—I’m a repeat...

Money 101: How Secured Cards Work

Whether you’re trying to build good credit (or rebuild it), consider a secured card. “Secured cards are perfect for people with thin or damaged credit files,” says credit expert Erica Sandberg, like college students, new grads, or folks who are...

Enjoy the Outdoors—Really

Imagine all the things you like about camping. All two of them: fresh air and gorgeous hikes. Now add an outdoor shower, luxurious tents or cabins, chef-prepared meals, maybe even a butler. It’s called “glamping”—where camping gets a facelift...

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