How Reflecting on Possessions Can Help You Resist Impulse Buys

The office supply section of the local pharmacy has a nasty habit of extracting money from my wallet. You’d think I could easily fix this problem by avoiding that aisle, but nearly every time I’m at the pharmacy, I’m convinced that I need to buy some mechanical pencils, and perhaps some sticky…

How Keeping Up With the Joneses Can Actually Save You Money

When I was a new mom, I attended a parenting group where the father next to me mentioned putting aside $130 per month in his daughter’s 529 college savings account. At the time, I had just opened my baby son’s 529 account with a check from his grandparents, but it hadn’t occurred to me to … Read moreHow Keeping Up With the Joneses Can Actually Save You Money