Saving Money at Starbucks

Sep 8, 2012 by

Many personal finance authors tell people they could be a millionaire if they only skipped their daily Starbucks and somehow managed...

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Managing Your Health Savings A...

May 4, 2012 by

I was recently asked by Matt Stroud of Reuters to comment on how to best manage health savings accounts. Some of my remarks appeared...

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How to Buy Renminbi

Nov 13, 2011 by

Numerous articles have been written about how the Chinese Renminbi (also known as the Chinese Yuan) is undervalued, relative to the...

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Measuring Affluence and Povert...

Nov 25, 2010 by

Today, I tried to use an automated teller machine (ATM) that was malfunctioning. In order to determine when the problem occurred, I...

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Bonds vs. Bond ETFs

Jun 7, 2010 by

As people become more risk-averse, financial institutions have been rolling out bond exchange traded funds. While these funds serve a...

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Make Your IRA Contribution ASA...

Mar 22, 2010 by

Tax Day, April 15th, will soon be here. In preparation, it is time to make sure that you have made your 2009 IRA or Roth IRA...

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If I hadn't invested̷...

Feb 26, 2009 by

During the last quarter of 2008, Like many Americans, I lost a lot of money in the stock market. Sometimes, I wish I had done...

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Mint.com – Financial Agg...

Dec 28, 2008 by

I have a lot of different accounts with financial institutions: A local savings account for ATM transactions (yields no interest, but...

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