Don’t buy your father a Cadillac: Money lessons from TV’s ‘Seinfeld’

Brady Porche

Jerry Seinfeld’s famous “show about nothing” can teach us a few things about managing our money. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the series’ controversial finale – an epic two-parter that saw its four main characters hauled off to jail…
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Defeat gas pump skimmers with payment apps

John Egan

If you’re like me, you may be a bit freaked out about skimmers at gas pumps stealing our credit card information. These devices continue to pop up at gas stations from Portland, Oregon, to Portland, Maine. Thieves install them inside…
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When one spouse handles the bills, it can spell trouble

Kelly Dilworth

My husband and I divide our financial chores at home, but new research from the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that’s not a good thing. When one spouse doesn’t know what the other is doing with bank accounts, insurance and…
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Get mom a gift, and you keep the bonus points

Lyn Mettler

If you haven’t yet bought mom a gift for Mother’s Day, you can earn bonus points and miles on flowers, jewelry, some other special gift or even taking her out to brunch or dinner. All you have to do is…
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Buy a dinner and get a side of cash back or points

Jeff Herman

You’re going to dine out, so why not get money or points back each time you pick up the bill? Often you can stack your rewards at restaurants, earning cash back and miles on food and drinks morning, noon, dinner…
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