This column for Next Avenue gets at an important issue: The changing role of capital and entrepreneurship. The pull of... View Article
Would you buy furniture with names like Bonnie and Clyde, and Buttercup? What if you came upon a modern... View Article
A column for Next Avenue, this time weighing the pros and cons of franchising. When it comes to pursuing an... View Article
I’ve spent much of my professional life reporting and writing on economics and helping people make the most of their money. I’m currently senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and personal finance programs. I’m also economics commentator for Minnesota Public Radio. I contribute to Bloomberg Businessweek, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Next Avenue, Money.com and other media outlets.