The 58 Most Worthless Coins in My Piggy Bank, Unranked

Coins are valued for their lack of value.


It clarifies the relationship between money and time.

How Money Fits Into a Happy Life

Deborah Copaken offers 30 life lessons from a 30th college reunion.

An Open Thread About Money in Movies

What did you learn about saving and spending?

You Can’t Just Stop Using Money

You don’t get to opt out of money by borrowing items that other people have purchased with money.

Making Plans for My Money (and My Body) After I Die

The following is to be read upon my death — and also, I hope, well before.

How Do You Balance Multiple Financial Goals?

Build up the checking account buffer. Furnish the apartment. Grow your career. Start investing. Think about where you want to be in five years.

When You Don’t Know What’s Coming, Plan Anyway

As the year rounds out, I’m realizing the lengths I go to just so I can avoid being caught out unawares. 

On Money and Emotional Well-Being

John Hodgman and Jesse Thorn discuss personal finance.

Will Dorm-Style Living Become the Next Hot Housing Trend?

Bunking with other adults might not be just for college students.