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Following Your Moneynew

For many, tracking finances is more chore than enjoyment, whether you are dealing with a business or your personal funds. And given how technology has made it easier to buy things, money can get tighter quicker.
Jackson Free Press  |  Sam Hall  |  04-06-2012  |  Tech

How to Opt Out of Phonebooks, Credit Card Offers and More ... Forevernew

Shouting at some hapless customer service agent isn't my style, I just want to quit these "services" (or, really, have them quit me). But wriggling out of their grip means jumping tricky, bureaucratic hurdles. Here's a handy guide on how to quit a few of my least favorite things.
The Portland Mercury  |  Sarah Mirk  |  04-07-2011  |  Culture

Simplify, Simplifynew

Voluntary simplicity is not just good for your budget and peace of mind; it's also good for the planet.
Jackson Free Press  |  Brandi Herrera Pfrehm  |  03-13-2009  |  Culture

Reboot America: A Lesson from Post-Consumerist Cubanew

It sucks that it took a depression to get us here, but historians might just look back on this depression as the event that saved the ecosystem just when we were on the brink of flopping over a climatic tipping point.
Artvoice  |  Michael I. Niman  |  03-13-2009  |  Commentary

How to React to the Recession in '09new

"Live during a good year as if it were a bad year," urges financial planner Kate Wilusz. And during a bad year she advises staying strong, keeping close track of every cent spent, and investing in real estate, stocks, and bonds.
East Bay Express  |  Anneli Rufus  |  01-15-2009  |  Economy

You're Suddenly Poor: Suck it Up and Be Cheapnew

When dealing with money, it's best to crouch in a permanent mental fetal position and brace for the end of the world.
Boston Phoenix  |  Kara Baskin  |  12-12-2008  |  Comedy

Young Canadians Taking on Record Levels of Debtnew

In an era of stagnant incomes, young Canadians depend on credit to pursue a bare-bones, middle-class life. So are Canada's young borrowers headed for a crisis?
The Georgia Straight  |  Pieta Woolley  |  11-04-2008  |  Economy

Counselors See Uptick in Couples Fighting Over Moneynew

Many marriage counselors say they've saw signs of economic distress for some time, as couples from every social strata confront and butt heads over job losses, as well as their own liquidity crunch of loan freezes and dried up 401(k)s.
Willamette Week  |  Katie Gilbert  |  10-16-2008  |  Economy

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