Debt can feel scary. Between the seemingly endless payments, the possibility of bankruptcy, the potential for negative net worth, and the general unease of owing money; it’s just not fun. But should you pay off your debts early? If so, which loan should you pay off first? Or should you set aside savings instead?
With this article, the saga of the demise of my 1999 Ford Escort wagon comes to a close. I bought my new car about two months ago, and in the process I learned something. The process of car buying is quite a bit different than it was just a few years ago. As a long-time […]
We Americans love to shop. And the holidays are our peak shopping season. In a country that has too often had a negative savings rate—when, on average, we’ve spent more money than we brought in—how can we manage to avoid spending too much money over the holidays? Here are some ideas on how to keep […]