Money in Columns

Kim's Opinion: Heart transplant patient told to GoFundMe

Sure, health-care costs are through the roof. But there are ways to pay for those procedures, and they're becoming more and more common. Last...
Columns November 26, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Amazon - Too big to fail?

As you’re shopping for Christmas, an Amazon bankruptcy is the last thing anyone’s thinking about. Except for Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos. Amazon is worth almost...
Columns November 19, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Is it worth driving for Uber or Lyft?

In the halcyon days, driving for Lyft or Uber was a cash cow. You'd pick a night or two -- or an entire day...
Columns September 25, 2018

Don’t fall for the latest fake check scams

Check fraud has been on the rise lately, perhaps because this antiquated monetary system isn’t as popular as it used to be, and recipients...
Columns September 15, 2018

Financial independence in 2018 working at home

Each Independence Day, I take a few moments to remind us all about Americans' incredible Free Enterprise System, when working with the power of...
Columns July 3, 2018

Commentary: Ruling to collect online sales taxes was overdue

If you’re like millions of people, you do at least some of your shopping online. There’s the convenience, the quick delivery, and the savings...
Columns June 21, 2018

Protecting your bank account in the wake of data breaches

The name “Equifax” now sends shivers down our spines. The company we once trusted to handle our credit scores has become a pariah of...
Columns April 18, 2018

5 best sites for finding travel deals

I’ve been an avid traveler since I was a kid, and for the 21st-century traveler, it has never been easier to book your tickets....
Columns January 18, 2018

Innovative ways to make money online

“Online work” used to mean “money grabbing scam.” You might find a job selling things online for a commission or writing blogs for money,...
Columns January 6, 2018

3 ways to score big holiday discounts online

It's never too early to prepare. Yep, I'm talking about holiday shopping. Our goal this year should be to try and be ready for...
Columns December 7, 2017