Someone Just Bought a House in L.A. for $102 Million... In Cash

When Los Angeles's most expensive house went up for sale at $125 million, no one expected it to go for that price in a million years. Well, someone, identified only as a "French billionaire," has bought said house for only slightly less that that figure: $102 million. And just to rub it in, the dude paid cash. » 4/01/14 6:42pm 4/01/14 6:42pm

How Budgeting Your Gadget Purchases Could Blow Your Budget

We all know what it's like: you decide you finally need to get a new computer, TV or camera. The first thing you do is work out how much you can spend, then start looking for the best products in your price range. Big mistake, because budgeting like that will likely cause you to spend more. Here's how to wise up. » 7/04/12 7:00pm 7/04/12 7:00pm

Your Gut Beats Your Brains in Shady Transactions

If you've ever felt uneasy about making a financial transaction that seemed somehow unfair, you'll know that it's not just your brain telling you something's bad. Instead, if you have a shred of compassion, you'll have a racing heart, queasy stomach and sweating palms. Turns out, though, those factors can override… » 5/22/12 1:00pm 5/22/12 1:00pm