Archive for December, 2012

Rampant identity theft makes me so uneasy that I froze my credit report last year. I did it online, at each of the three credit bureau sites (Equifax, Experian, TransUnion), and it wasn’t hard. With a frozen report, no one can apply for a new credit card or line of credit in my name. Which, by […]

What’s so infuriating about the fiscal cliff is that it’s entirely man-made, by legislators trying to fool the public and themselves. It was a twofer: 1. When the Bush tax cuts passed, projections showed that they added billions to the deficit over the long term. To “fix” the problem, Congress declared that the tax cuts […]

As a public service, for this holiday season, I’m reprinting my recipe for wassail. I prescribe no more than two glasses per person! If taken in front of a fire, they’re guaranteed to make you think of classic English 19th century Christmases: Dickens, carollers, sleds in snow, children in knickers, and groaning boards. I carolled as […]

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The Number by Lee Eisenberg

THE book to read, when you’re puzzling over how much to save for retirement.

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