Samsung Recalls Washing Machines

By | November 7th, 2016|Categories: House & Money|

SAMSUNG WASHERS Over 34 models and more than 2 million machines recalled. While we typically love a good excuse to skip doing laundry, the latest Samsung recall may not be the reason for which [...]

Other People’s Money: ARCHITECTS

By | October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Random|

Ever wonder what an architect earns? Ever wish you knew how much money other people earned? Oh come on; we know you're not petty and only focused on your own family. But you [...]

Not Free Samples: A Beauty Products’ Ugly Practice

By | October 1st, 2016|Categories: Health & Money|

NutraClick - famous for exercise supplements - was luring us with free samples of beauty products and pills, but didn't tell us that ordering them would automatically enroll us in a membership program for which we'd be [...]

Car shopping: Low offers, high alert

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Random|

It's time to buy a car! Says who? Economists, that's who! We don't take their advice when it comes to colors or styles (clearly) but Car prices this month are low but they're not [...]

Cryptocurrencies: A Peek Behind the New Way to Pay Online

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Life in Numbers, Random|

Cryptocurrencies are easy to use but could be a snap to lose. Cryptocurrencies are a way to buy things online — or in person, using a mobile app — with sellers who agree [...]

Home Economist is Featured Speaker at JP Morgan Event

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Random|

Prominent financial advisor Darren Graff hosted a group of New York’s most prestigious personalities for a Laurent Tourondel and Darren Graff discussion about overspending and kids. Led by The Home Economist, nationally syndicated [...]

5 Best Back-to-School Apps

By | September 4th, 2016|Categories: Working Moms & Money|

They call you "mom" but this job also makes you "Director of Operations." It's on your shoulders to orchestrate two, perhaps three, maybe four (if your number is "five" presumably you have no time for reading blog posts) ever-changing, schedules -- all while insuring everyone is fed. As parenting gets [...]

Little Bites Can Choke Children: RECALL

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Random|

A host of Little Bites treats are being recalled because many were baked with small plastic pieces that could choke child snackers. A manufacturing failure at the plant caused the plastic to be mixed in to [...]

VW “Buyback” Could COST You Money

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: Life in Numbers|

Be careful when considering an offer made by a car-maker to "buyback" your VW or Audi 2.0 liter diesel car, The VW "Buybacks" could be deceptive, says the federal government. warns the Federal Trade [...]

Water-Damaged Cars Flood a Market Near You

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: Random|

After most major floods, damaged cars are cleaned up and taken out of state for sale, says the Federal Trade Commission. That means even if you live far from the damage, these once-water logged vehicles [...]