Four Stories on Living in, Loving, and Leaving the Bay Area

I’m less interested in why people are leaving San Francisco (the reasons are obvious) and more interested in why other cities aren’t eager to welcome them.

Four Stories on the Cost of Travel

Travel is more expensive than ever — but does it have to be?

Three Stories on the Way We Buy (or Rent) Things

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never left a piece of Ikea furniture in good enough condition to be refurbished.

On Bitcoin, Yachts, and Taxes

Did you know you could use yachts to avoid taxes?

On Quitting Google and Facebook

Guess what — it’s not that easy.

A Tuesday News Roundup on Schools, Shutdowns, and Stephanie Land

Make sure you read the Washington Post article on what happens now that the shutdown is (temporarily) over; it’s packed with information, much of which I wasn’t aware of.

Three Longreads on the Stuff We Buy and Sell

All of which focus on — you guessed it — Amazon.

News Roundup

It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so let’s start with a look at Dr. King’s work towards economic equality.

More Government Shutdown Stories, Because This Thing Is STILL GOING ON

I wish I had better news for you today, but here we go:

News Roundup, Divided By Topic

On food, wages, and healthcare.

Today’s News Roundup Isn’t Entirely Political

I’ve got an Ask a Manager column in there, to balance out all of the government shutdown stories.

Zuckerberg Hospital Doesn’t Want to Be Friends With Local Insurers

Today’s News Roundup will focus on a single story: what’s going on with the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital?

Good Articles about All Kinds of Jobs

I don’t know what it was about the past week, but there were so many good articles and essays about jobs.

News Catchup

And a little news mustard.

A Festive Holiday Smorgasbord of Links

Even though only one of these stories is holiday-related.

Three Stories About the Cost of Publication

Life gets more expensive when local newspapers close.

On Age, Debt, and Cracker Jacks

It’s the Tuesday News Roundup!

Improving Your Finances, Cutting Your Spending, and Maybe Retiring Someday?

It’s the Tuesday news roundup!

Three Seasonally-Appropriate Articles

On stocks, healthcare, and holiday travel.

Tuesday Newsday

It’s time to catch up on all the news that happened over the long weekend!

A Veritable Cornucopia of Articles


Three Stories That Are Actually About Personal Finance This Time

On the 401(k), the Pink Tax, and our overall financial health.

Three Holiday-Themed Articles

As we approach the most wonderful time of the year.

A Veterans Day News Roundup

I’ve got two Veterans Day stories and two political stories for you this Monday — and if you are a veteran, thank you for your service.

Two Webcomics About Different Kinds of Magic

On Magic the Gathering and the magic of reading nooks.