If you want to liven up any gathering, start a discussion about the minimum wage. People have very passionate opinions about the purpose of the minimum wage, and at what amount it should be set. One thing about the minimum wage that many people … [Read more...] about Can You Live On Minimum Wage?
Free Money Finance has posted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance. The carnival is a collection of links about finance, submitted by the authors and hosted by a single site. My article "You can't trust that Carfax report!" was featured. Here are … [Read more...] about Best Finance Posts from Carnival of Personal Finance #115
While walking home today from the metro, I was 3 blocks from our house and I see an SUV driving slowly down the street. Then I notice the driver throwing stuff out his window. It's the paperboy delivering our free weekly newspaper. Nothing odd … [Read more...] about Guess what our paperboy drives
Reader Eric Faith sent me two counterpoints to my article "10 reasons why you shouldn't complain about paying taxes". I posted the first article titled "Social Security is far from a good thing" yesterday, and today I'll follow it up with a … [Read more...] about Reader Counterpoint: Minimum wage is for sissies!