Articles by CHRIS TAYLOR

What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.

Oct 22, 2014 12:05 PM EDT

How to avoid expense-report hell

If work hell exists, then Amanda Larrinaga experienced something like it a couple of years ago.

Oct 15, 2014 12:06 PM EDT

Food fights: Keeping that grocery bill trim

It was a revelation for Vanessa Ali when she took her boyfriend Kevin Tomas food shopping for the first time. He took one look at the prices and told her to put everything back.

Oct 09, 2014 11:41 AM EDT

Entry-level punch lines: Comedians' first jobs

If there's anything this crazy world needs right now, it's more laughs.

Oct 03, 2014 11:55 AM EDT

Don't let fantasy football foul the family finances

Allison Lodish used to be a huge football fan.

Sep 29, 2014 11:31 AM EDT

Want to save big money? Consider the no-booze budget

Would you give up alcohol to help balance the family budget?

Sep 12, 2014 12:39 PM EDT

Single moms by choice: Making the finances work

Monica Kipiniak doesn't think of herself as a statistic. She just thinks of herself as a doting mom.

Sep 09, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

What your college kid isn't telling you about money

It is an American rite of passage. Little Johnny finally grows up, goes off to college, and starts handling money on his own. He probably spends a little too much, and racks up some debt.

Sep 02, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

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