Using the Library to Cut Costs — In Unexpected Ways

Yes, you can get books and movies at your local library. But have you tried checking out a guitar amp?

Talking to Alison Green About the New “Ask a Manager” Book

Happy publication day, Ask a Manager!

How the Wonka Kids Do Money: Charlie Bucket

For his first two years at the chocolate factory, Charlie followed Wonka’s orders.

How the Wonka Kids Do Money: Augustus Gloop

I began my life as a food hoarder, reaching out to grab every best bite for myself.

How the Wonka Kids Do Money: Veruca Salt

Veruca knew she was the one who got off easy.

How the Wonka Kids Do Money: Violet Beauregarde

The thing was, she’d never been a chocolate person.

I Didn’t Jump Into a Career Change. I Was Pushed.

I started the job on a Monday, and after four stressful, bumbling, tense, days, I was fired.

How the Wonka Kids Do Money: Mike Teavee

He got the basketball thing a lot, at first, until he started walking with a cane.

Talking to Vicki Robin About the New Edition of ‘Your Money or Your Life’

The very first thing I did was gush about how much her book had changed my life.

Moving Forward by Standing Still

This year, we’re not going to do anything new. Instead, we’re going to reinvest our time and effort into things we’re already doing, but not as well as we should.