Why should I care if a woman earns more money? I’ve never understood men who feel threatened by a wife or girlfriend who brings home a bigger paycheck. Is there a household competition about who can earn more? If there is, that’s stupid. A person’s income is based more on market conditions than intelligence anyway. […]
Many people dream of a steady job. I had one. For almost 30 years, I collected a regular paycheck as a reporter for The Dallas Morning News. When I resigned two months ago, my income became less predictable. Have I panicked at the uncertainty?
As parents, we worry about giving our kids a good education. That education should include teaching them how to manage money. Your goal isn’t to make them rich or encourage them to worship money and possessions. No, the goal is keep them from screwing up their lives by mishandling money.
Debt can cripple your finances and your hopes. These days, with many people out of work, the possibility of accruing debt is greater than ever. As a single parent, you can be especially vulnerable to debt. If you’re living on one income instead of two, it can be hard to scale back your lifestyle to […]