My Advice: Unequal Financial Gifts for Grown Children

A few days ago I posted a reader’s question about unequal financial gifts for his children. I thought I’d follow up with my advice. Here is the email I sent in response: Up until this point I have only received comments and emails about this subject from grown children and I appreciated hearing from a parent’s point of view ....more

Reader Advice: Unequal Financial Gifts for Grown Children

Over the years I’ve written a lot about unequal financial gifts for children. In response I’ve received many personal emails asking for advice. Up until this week all of those posts came from grown children in these situations, but a few days ago I received this comment from a concerned parent ....more

31 Days of Giveaways

Are you gearing up for Back-to-School? Educents is celebrating with the 31 Days of Giveaways! Not familiar? ...more

Book Review: What Counts Most is How You Finish

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A Follow Up to That $440 Question

I decided to spend the extra money to avoid the twelve hour round trip drive from our vacation spot to my doctor’s home office. I’m frugal enough in other aspects of my life to weather the $440 bill. Unfortunately, when I arrived at the hospital the clinical staff could not confirm the cost of my test ....more

Just a Few of the Ways I’ve Wasted Money

As I was contemplating my decision to stay...more

What Would You Do? Drive 12 Hours to Save $440?

My doctor wants me to undergo a specific medical test. I am currently out of town and didn’t plan to return for at least three weeks. If I seek medical attention while I’m away all services will be priced out-of-network, which means I will pay full price ....more

Book Review: Supreme Macaroni Company

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Book Review: To Hold The Sun

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Everyday Celebrations with Maria Loggia

Maria Loggia’s kitchen door is always open. Her home and garden are a gathering place for friends and family, who come to share her easygoing enthusiasm and generosity – and her inspired Italian cuisine. In this, her second book, Loggia celebrates the seasons with 16 sumptuous menus – from a spontaneous al fresco garden party to a slow-simmered midwinter feast and a traditional Sunday family lunch ....more