Broadly speaking, there are two different ways to go bankrupt. Read story.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Before we discuss the details, I'd like to explain why we use such odd names. Read story.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
A brief history from 1898, when bankruptcy became a permanent feature of the economic system, to the 2005 legislation that brought sweeping changes in favor of creditors. Read story.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
I grew up with bankruptcy because my father, Murray Hahn, was an accountant who specialized in insolvency. Read story.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Allowing overwhelmed debtors to go bankrupt benefits the economy as a whole. Read story.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Fundamental economic principles, properly applied, can enhance the quality of an intimate relationship. Read story.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Making an extra mortgage payment — even a small one, once a year — will save you an astonishing amount. Read story.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
As you might expect, the people who are most interested in what a company does with its money are the owners, in this case, the shareholders. Read story.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Every weekday, an obscure London-based organization issues a set of 150 short-term interest rates that have a huge influence on financial transactions around the world. Read story.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
To be a good investor, you must acquire skill and knowledge. Read story.
Saturday, July 7, 2012
In this column, Harley Hahn discusses ways people deal with the limits of rationality. Read story.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Insight into your emotional nature will pay off handsomely by helping you avoid such pitfalls as the “sunk-cost effect,” among others. Read story.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
In this series I will examine the habits and biases that influence us unconsciously (usually for the worse) when we making financial decisions. Read story.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Which route would you choose? To an economist, the answer is obvious. Read story.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The moment you enter the marketplace, you are being manipulated far more than you realize. Read story.