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‘Money and Happiness’: Laura Rowley Helps You Find Both

Filed under: Columns, Personal FinanceIrene Lieber was living in a Brooklyn apartment, scraping by on $759 a month in Social Security, when I met her in 2007. Her credit card had been stolen, and a collection agency was hounding her for charges she nev…

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Budgeting for Baby: Money Advice for New Parents

Filed under: Columns, Family MoneyMy oldest daughter starts high school next week, a development I clearly saw coming for 14 years but which is shocking nevertheless. I can’t believe she’ll leave home for college in four years, this beautiful blond bun…

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Why Taxing the Rich Is Good for America

Filed under: Columns, Economy, People, TaxesLast week, Warren Buffett wrote an incredible opinion piece in The New York Times asking the federal government to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, himself included. “My friends and I have been coddle…

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8 Tips for Cost-Effective Dating from The Millionaire Matchmaker

Filed under: Columns, People, Economizer, Saving Money, The Price of FameEven though she’s The Millionaire Matchmaker, Patti Stanger knows how to have a good time on the cheap. Stanger, whose fifth season of Matchmaker premieres on Bravo on Monday befo…

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Clark Howard’s Cash-Saving Tips for ‘Living Large in Lean Times’

Filed under: Columns, People, College Finance, Economizer, Saving MoneyBe still, our cheapskate hearts: Clark Howard, the HLN TV host and ClarkHoward.com founder who parlayed his frugality into millions, has come out with a new book called Living Large…

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