My latest Star Tribune column. Q: My wife and I are planning to build a house. I’m 56 and my... View Article
I got these cast iron skillets from my mom the other day. They were my great-grandmothers. She used them all... View Article
Another Conversation on the Creative Economy, this time with Sally Smith, CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings. In preparation for this... 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.