As someone once said, there are only two guarantees in life: death and screwing up your taxes. At least, that’s what I’ve been told. I’m a 29-year-old man who still sends his 1099 to his dad and
You’re going to need a loan someday. No matter how much
cash in tips, Chinook Book coupons and coffee-shop punch cards you’ve
stashed in your mattress, when it comes to buying a house or start
A spoonful of sugar (and a little planning) help the loan balance go down.
If you’re in debt, well, you are not a
unique and beautiful snowflake. Whether because, as the Republicans tell
us, our parents just bought us our X-Men trading cards instead of
making us save
The banks want to keep you hungry and poor. Don’t let them.
If you want to get rich in America, all you have to do,
they say, is tighten your belt, put your nose to the grindstone and pull
yourself up by your bootstraps. That sounds great—in a folksy,
We Portlanders love doin’ stuff ourselves. Unlike the
pioneers who preceded us in this land of clouds and kale, we can buy
whatever goods we want with the click of a mouse. Yet we nonetheless
A looming sewer charge will help big industry—and cost your corner cafe.
Marilyn DeVault has watched several businesses in her
neighborhood close down in recent years. Her bakery, the award-winning
Piece of Cake in Sellwood, remains popular and busy.
But she fears th
It turns out negative campaigns work, even in a fake election.
Jack Bogdanski had better hope an elephant does forget.
Lewis & Clark law professor and prolific blogger won his
second-round Mayoral Madness contest against sentimental favorite Packy,