Paying Off Debt vs. Saving for Emergencies

Michelle Singletary answers a question that I’m sure many of us have asked: How do you balance saving with paying down debt?

Checks and Balances: One Lady’s Haphazard Finances

I know how to balance a checkbook because my mother taught me how the day I opened my first checking account in the spring of 2003.

I’ve Fallen Into the ‘Lifestyle Inflation’ Trap

I always assumed that inflation is about money, but now I know that it’s not.