Tagged: money

The Most Controversial Money Stories of 2019

Life would be boring without healthy debate, but holy cow, y’all: The comments section on this here website is not for the faint of heart. This year’s most-commented posts reveal how polarizing certain money...

Our Most Popular Money Advice of 2019

While you’re thinking about your own financial lessons from the past year, take a look at some of the most popular stories here at Two Cents in 2019. They range from the practical to...

Why Your Budget Needs ‘Sinking Funds’

In yesterday’s post on How to Budget for Unexpected Expenses, I described sinking funds as “one of the best budgeting hacks ever,” which means it’s time for me to tell you how they work....

Blockchain Investing 101

The largest opportunities for profits are frequently found at the introduction of new disruptive technologies. An often-cited example of this observation is the emergence of the internet and the World Wide Web, which created...

Who Should I Tip (and How Much)?

Tipping really is one of the most confusing customs. In the United States, it’s one that’s had a long and troubling history and is often the subject of heated debates. That’s because there are...

How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

Is there such a thing as having too many credit cards? With so many cards offering enticing rewards and sign-up bonuses, you may be tempted to apply for one or two or more. But...

Why Everybody Wants to Give You a Free Flu Shot

In theory, when money is exchanged for goods or services, there’s supposed to be some relationship between the amount of money and the value of the thing bought. But because health insurance is such...