Dealing with Debt: WSJ on Young Couples and Debt

The Wall Street Journal has a helpful article by Jeff Opdyke called “With This Debt, I Thee Wed” on managing debt in marriage.  It’s an adaptation from the new book Financially Ever After: The Couples’ Guide to Managing Money, which looks very helpful. Here are a few nuggets to chew on: “Couples today routinely enter [Read More...]

$9 Hot Chocolate–Or, How the Rich Live

Much media in today’s world tempts us with the lifestyle of the rich and famous.  Once in a while, though, you come across an article that has the opposite effect.  This one, entitled “Trying to Live on $500k in New York,” did so for me.  It actually made me glad–I kid you not–that I am [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, October 17, 2008: Politics and Other Messy Things

1. The Wall Street Journal has a helpful article about certain aspects of the Obama “tax cut” that he’s championed for 95% of the population. WSJ: “For the Obama Democrats, a tax cut is no longer letting you keep more of what you earn. In their lexicon, a tax cut includes tens of billions of [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, September 5, 2008

1. An excellent Carl Trueman article on the temptation of professor-worship (HT:JT).  We’ve all seen this happen, but Trueman makes some good points (and is so much fun to read).  An excerpt: “The cult of professor worship is perhaps the most dangerous and reprehensible cult in the theological world.  It is no respecter of theological [Read More...]


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