Journalist for @TheAtlantic, @AJEnglish, @WashingtonPost, @USNews etc. Occasional podcaster. Former EU and D.C. correspondent.
The travel industry is trying win back the hearts of America's traveling public -- but that doesn't mean there's no turbulence ahead. Whether you're planning a weekend jaunt or a trip around the world, here are the travel trends you can expect in 2013.
Whether a customer's shopping preferences run more toward Black Friday or Cyber Monday, one thing is for sure: the holidays are open season for identity
If you're taking a trip this summer, you're probably keeping a sharp eye on big expenses like airfares. But don't let a bunch of smaller ones derail your travel budget.
A new study shows that individual debt is falling at the fastest rate in nearly 50 years. But not everyone is contributing positively to that statistic, and many Americans are still struggling with overwhelming debt.
Between "boomerang" children moving home on the one hand and financially dependent parents on the other, the Sandwich Generation could use a break -- and some sound advice.
Beware the hottest trend in identity theft: tax identity theft. This year, the IRS expects upwards of 1 million fraudulent tax returns will be filed by scammers stealing refunds. And while the IRS can't protect you, you can protect yourself.
For those Fools who hoped the LIBOR manipulation scandal might finally confront the sins of big banking, a judgment Friday brought a swift
MF Global's collapse late last October had all the makings of a classic Hollywood film. First was the magnitude: It was the eighth-largest
Some of life's little luxuries haven't gotten any more necessary -- but they have become cheaper. From learning a new language to finding a great read, these six things no longer require a line item in your personal budget. Go ahead, indulge for less.
Cash may be king, but figuring out how much of it to tip can leave travelers feeling like paupers. We asked experts and seasoned travelers for their best advice on tipping.
When you come back from a trip with some foreign coins jangling in your pocket, they tend get discarded and forgotten. But rather than waste your hard-earned euros and yen, try these techniques to get some value out of them on your home soil.
UBS is the latest bank to face consequences of this summer's LIBOR scandal, in which 16 banks were allegedly involved in manipulating the
We all wish we could go back in time and tell ourselves to save more and spend less. Here's the financial advice older professionals would give their younger selves.
Don't forget about services like Zipcar, Lyft and Airbnb when you file your taxes this year....