USA TODAY Nike chairman Mark Parker sheds little light on executive shakeupUSA TODAYNike chairman and CEO Mark Parker said in a conference call Thursday that “behavioral issues that are inconsistent with Nike's values” led to the resignations of two top executives last week. “I would first like to acknowledge the changes we made last …Nike […]
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It’s a pretty familiar feeling for everyone at some time or another in their life. You’re doing some household chore and you realize that having some particular item would make this task more convenient, so you add that item to your shopping list. Or, maybe, you’re at the store and you see something that is […]
Over the last few years, a hybrid pressure cooker and slow cooker called the Instant Pot has become quite popular in some circles and, as a result, many people have written to me asking for my thoughts on it. I’ve given some brief thoughts on it in the past, but I wanted to spell out […]
I am a huge advocate for making low cost meals at home. It’s been one of our biggest money savers over the past several years, trimming our cost per meal for our family well below $1 per meal, which means we can feed a family of five for about $400-450 per month, and we do […]
What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Upside-down on older vehicle 2. Buy house now or later? 3. REI annual dividend question 4. Common knowledge versus perspective 5. Parents without […]
Depending on how your interview went, you could be one follow-up email away from landing your dream job. But what should your email say? When should you send it? And what do you do if you don’t hear back? Today, I’ll show you how to craft the perfect interview follow-up email. Because when you do […]
In the coming month, many Americans of all ages – not just children – are going to be enjoying spring break. Students, teachers, school employees, college employees, and many others will enjoy a partial or full week away from the regular demands of their life to recharge and pursue other projects. In my own family, […]
When my husband and I got serious about our finances years ago, our food spending was out of control. We were just two people and a baby at the time, yet we were inhaling $1,000 in food each month – and sometimes more. One fix for our food spending woes was simple: We were dining out […]
I’ll never forget an open house I visited in 2008. I asked our realtor to look around for some larger homes – possibly a two-story deal or a roomy ranch with a basement. I was thrilled when she came up with a list of six homes for us to see in one day — one […]