There Are Risks to Being a Mensch

There Are Risks to Being a Mensch

If you’re going to lend somebody money, consider it a gift. If they pay you back, that’s great, but you should never expect to be paid back. – My Dad, Sidney Heft We’ve all been there: a family member calls in the middle of a Netflix binge and wants...
Passing the Torch of Financial Literacy

Passing the Torch of Financial Literacy

Ew, money. No one wants to talk about it. But how else are kids going to learn about it? I’m not saying parents should be sharing the bills with the kids every month — and kids should never think they are broke — but it’s certainly not a bad idea to instill the notion...
Travelin’ Cheap

Travelin’ Cheap

As you know, your kids are ticking time bombs who must be entertained. You sort of devote your whole life to it. Somewhere in the daily blitz of media, the idea of a resort somewhere with kids’ activities and daycare got planted like a seed in your brain garden....
What financial decision would you have made differently?

What financial decision would you have made differently?

I recently joined a Facebook group called Her Money by Jean Chatzky. Once I settled in, I asked the group my favorite question: What financial decision would you have made differently if you knew then what you know now? I got 31 comments — and the majority of them...