Michael on May 15th, 2009
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A recent Time magazine cover story, Thrift Nation, demonstrates “The New Frugality” of Americans.  Nearly everyone will recognize someone familiar, be it an ER doctor, a blackjack dealer, an autoworker, restaurant owner, or the unemployed; each is profiled in this thought-provoking piece that attempts to demonstrate how truly broad the impact is of our current [...]

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Michael on August 11th, 2008
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Those who know me best are aware that I’m a huge University of Michigan football fan.
You: Even after last year’s –
I don’t want to talk about it. Besides, – oh just forget it. This week’s carnival of personal finance, hosted by No Debt Plan, adopts a college football theme that, despite somewhat excessive pictures [...]

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Michael on August 8th, 2008
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It’s Friday, so it’s time for this week’s reader-submitted Q & A. If you’d like to submit a question, click here for more information or simply email a question.
With all that’s going on in the economy, I feel like I should be doing something differently.  Should I?

–Mike N., Tacoma, WA
You probably shouldn’t [...]

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