General: Money Etiquette

Top 7 Tips on Tipping

Follow these expert-approved etiquette guidelines when showing your appreciation.

4 Ways to Deal With an Extremely Frugal Friend

What to do when it goes beyond pinching pennies.

All Your Etiquette Questions, Answered

Real Simple’s Modern Manners columnist, Catherine Newman, etiquette expert and author of the parenting memoir Waiting for Birdy, offers her best advice on your social quandaries. Send her your etiquette conundrum here.

7 Ways to Manage Money Envy


If your friends’ fancy vacations or shopping sprees are turning you into a little green-eyed monster, try these tips to change your financial mind-set.

3 Ways to Protect Yourself When Loaning Money

Whether it’s for an overdue bill or to fund a new business, a relative will ask for financial help at some point. Follow these tips for a smoother lending process.

Money Talks With Your Kids

How to handle tough questions from your kids.

Money Talks With Your Siblings

Solutions for handling sticky financial situations with your family.

Money Talks With Your Parents

Solutions for dealing with three sticky financial situations.

10 People You Should Be Tipping

Here’s a tip: Follow these guidelines from etiquette and industry experts and you’ll never be baffled by the amount of gratuity to offer valets, bellhops, housekeepers, or other hotel staffers.

I Received an Inheritance After Borrowing Money From a Friend. Should I Tell Her?

Three experts weigh in on how to handle repaying a debt to a friend.