Should you buy gold at Costco?

After months and millions of dollars in sales, the option of buying gold at Costco is not going away. Let’s find out what’s going on. … Read More

Do you have to track your spending forever?

Some people resist the idea that they should track their spending forever. But what else gives so much benefit for a small amount of work? … Read More

Would you rather: buy a new car or own a home?

I argue that for most people, you can choose to buy a new car or own a home (if you can have either of them at all), but not both. … Read More

Self-care is not doom spending

Self-care is an important part of life, and it’s okay (not reckless, and certainly not doom spending) to allocate money for this purpose. … Read More

You aren’t smarter than the timeshare people

You aren’t going to make money on a timeshare purchase. A timeshare will cost you forever, and you won’t even get to use it much either. … Read More

You’ll want to keep your car even longer now

Due to rising costs, people are keeping their cars longer and not replacing them as often. This is actually a good thing. … Read More

How to have regular income (even when you own your own business)

When you own a business, it can be tempting to take your business income as your own, but setting up regular income is a better system. … Read More

Simple financial moves: Cancel Amazon Prime

Cancelling Amazon Prime is one simple way of taking back control of your finances from a company that entices you to spend without thinking. … Read More

Is socially responsible investing worthwhile?

You may wish to invest your money in line with your values, but what are the costs to socially responsible investing? … Read More

2023 in review: Best posts of the year

I look back at the highlights of the year including the top-ranked posts of 2023 as well as the ones I’m most proud of. … Read More