Anyone who knows me knows how grumpy I am without my first cup of morning coffee.  I used to tell people coffee became a part of my life when I started working morning drive at KMOX, but that’s not quite true.  Grandma introduced me to coffee. ...more

Smart Cookies, Money Groups and the Last Taboo

I recently read The Smart Cookies Guide to Making More Dough, and I was thrilled to read this article in today's New York Times about the Cookies and money groups. ...more

Cutting the Cable

I am currently reading Your Money or Your Life, a wonderful book on personal finance that I've seen recommended by dozens of personal finance writers.  Reading this book inspired me to take a long, hard look at my own financial situation. ...more