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Honey Progress Report: 2014 wrap-up and 2015 goals

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. The new year is a time to look forward; but in order to do that, you need to know where you’ve been. Before I set my goals for 2015, I wanted to make sure I didn’t miss anything that happened last year. […]

Ask the Readers: What’s the most expensive thing in your closet right now (and was it worth it)?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. For many years, shopping for the perfect outfit was my sport of choice. I had a near-perfect excuse. To compete for the best jobs working in the most prestigious law firms in Century City, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills, I needed to dress almost as well as the attorneys did. It was expensive, but it didn’t matter. […]

What should your investment priorities be in 2015?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. I love snow — not the powder-lining you might long for on an overpriced ski slope, but the simple, white stuff that blankets the neighborhood. […]

What should your investment priorities be in 2015?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. I love snow — not the powder-lining you might long for on an overpriced ski slope, but the simple, white stuff that blankets the neighborhood. […]

Why we spend: Are you falling for these costly biases?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Until a few years ago, I used to frequent a store that gave $10 (technically a credit of $10 toward future purchases, but it wasn’t cash) back for every $50 purchase. […]

Why we spend: Are you falling for these costly biases?

This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. Until a few years ago, I used to frequent a store that gave $10 (technically a credit of $10 toward future purchases, but it wasn’t cash) back for every $50 purchase. […]

How to save money from falling gas prices

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. The price of gasoline in the U.S. dropped for 97 days straight beginning in late September 2014. According to the American Automobile Association, the gas we buy today costs an average $1.11 per gallon less than this time last year. Averages are great liars, of course. […]

How to save money from falling gas prices

This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. The price of gasoline in the U.S. dropped for 97 days straight beginning in late September 2014. According to the American Automobile Association, the gas we buy today costs an average $1.11 per gallon less than this time last year. Averages are great liars, of course. […]

How to get out of debt on a low income

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. You’ve seen the get-out-of-debt advice: Quit buying lattes. Sell your stuff. It’s good advice, but it doesn’t apply to you. Because of your low income, a latte hasn’t touched your lips in years. And your stuff? You’ve been limping along for months now. No one wants what you have. […]

How to get out of debt on a low income

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. You’ve seen the get-out-of-debt advice: Quit buying lattes. Sell your stuff. It’s good advice, but it doesn’t apply to you. Because of your low income, a latte hasn’t touched your lips in years. And your stuff? You’ve been limping along for months now. No one wants what you have. […]