December 25th, 2008
Maybe it's the holidays, but today instead of ranting and screaming at someone on this site, I decided to dig up one of my favorite posts:
What are we doing on this site?
Yes, I read my own posts sometimes.
Anyway, for those of you who haven't been around since the early days, I wrote that on the day I ...
October 20th, 2008
Last week, I recorded an interview about credit unions, money, and the economic crisis with George Hofheimer at the Filene Research Institute, which studies consumer finance and credit unions. George and I met when I spoke to credit union executives a couple of years ago.
Here's the interview in streaming MP3 form, plus a transcript below.
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October 7th, 2008
After watching the debate tonight, I figured I'd translate what both candidates were saying. Sorry I'm not as politically correct as them, but I hope this is informative.
Things will get a lot harder before they get better.
All the predictions about the recovery taking until "at least the end of the year" are horseshit. In truth, nobody knows, but ...
September 18th, 2008
Yesterday a bunch of you left comments and sent me emails about what's going on in the economy. Here's a quick video I did to answer some of them. Check it out and see my notes below.
Worst screen capture ever?
0:01 -- Intro: We're going to talk about what's ...
August 3rd, 2008
My post on why we're all hypocrites about our weddings was one of my most popular.
So since one of my friends just got engaged, I thought you'd find this interesting. When I had dinner with him last night, I asked him how the wedding planning was going. He told me that to save money, he's flying in a wedding ...
July 21st, 2008
...is the phenomenal New York Times article written about how a woman named Diane McLeod got into thousands of dollars of debt. It's remarkable because it includes a rich set of multimedia features that let you understand how many of us get into so much debt -- and also allow you to compare yourself to others. They include:
An overview ...