My Retired Parents Are Never-Ceasing Financial Scolds. What Do I Do?
Your personal finance questions, answered.
So Do We Have to Boycott Everything Now?Consumers are right to hold companies accountable for dealing with the Trump administration. They should leave the sandwich-makers alone.
We’re Going to Need That $4,000 BackWhat it’s like to get a raise thanks to the Obama administration’s overtime rules for American workplaces—and then have it taken away.
Is That Snuggie the Real Thing?Companies and customers are getting fed up with the counterfeits flooding Amazon. How did things get so bad?
The Neighbors of White House NorthThe president-elect is causing a miniature recession in the area surrounding Trump Tower.
Go Ahead, Eat Out on ThanksgivingIt’s way less work, it’s more common than you think, and it’s delicious.
Trump Will Tear Down Elizabeth Warren’s Legacy, TooThe senator helped protect consumers from the predations of the financial services industry. Say goodbye to all that.
America’s Foreclosure Crisis Is Far From Over. So Why Don’t We Hear About It?Millions have lost their homes. They’re still in debt today.
My Cat Is Sick, Expensive, and Keeping Me in Debt. Is It Time to … You Know?Your personal finance questions, answered.
Is It OK to Cut My Trump-Supporting Relatives Out of My Will?Your personal finance questions, answered.
Why Banks and Politicians Love Shaming the ArtsBecause they’re an easy scapegoat for a much bigger problem.
My Wife Has an Inheritance Coming but Wants to Live Like a Pauper. What Do I Do?Your personal finance questions, answered.
A Failed Cure for Health Care CostsOnline price-comparison tools were supposed to cut our medical bills. Here’s why they’ve failed.
I Love My Job but Can’t Afford Christmas Gifts. What Do I Do?Your personal finance questions, answered.
If You’re Struggling With Debt, a Trump Presidency Could Make It WorseRead a transcript of the United States of Debt’s sixth episode.
I’m in Debt Because I Got Sick. Is It OK to Raid My Retirement Fund?Your personal finance questions, answered.
The Collapse of the American DreamRead a transcript of the United States of Debt’s fifth episode, which looks at aftermath of the foreclosure crisis.
Clinton Lost the Economic ArgumentIt was the way she could have eased Trump voters’ racism, and she blew it.
Ask Me Again on Nov. 9Why so many Americans are putting off major financial decisions until this election is over.
Why the Wells Fargo Scandal Is DifferentWhen banks screw up, their CEOs rarely take the fall. Why not this time?
The Real Scandal of Donald Trump’s Massive Tax DeductionsThat they’re totally legal. And they’re only available to people like Trump.