Fiscal Cliff

On Conquering Fear and Worry

Here’s a multiple choice question for you:

Q: What is Fiscal Cliff?

a) The site of the World High Diving

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life

I was hit with a profound feeling of sadness recently as I learned of the death of Dr. Stephen Covey.

Being Hopeless at Math is Costing Us Money

“I don’t do math—numbers give me a rash.” That’s a line I’ve used a lot, mostly because it’s true, but

Christmas Stocking

Let’s Celebrate Christmas in July

Recently, I bought Christmas stocking-stuffers. I did it because my brain told me I’d stumbled upon some things that were


The Art of Negotiating

Everything I know about the art and science of negotiating, I learned as a matter of survival.

Gloom and Doom

Hedge Against the Gloom-and-Doomers

When people ask me where they should be investing, I tell them my two favorite sectors are canned food and ammunition.

House Of Cards

About This Word, Cheapskate..

We need to talk about this word “cheapskate.” It was in the original name of my newsletter, Cheapskate Monthly, and for

Plastic: Hazardous to Your Wealth

Today, there is a huge debate about whether exposure to plastic poses health risks. But there exists still an even