Eric Reed

Eric Reed is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the subjects of career and travel. You can read more of his work at his website ThingsDangerous.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

What Is a Finance Charge and How Is It Calculated?

What Is a Finance Charge and How Is It Calculated?

You've probably seen the scary line item "finance charge" on your credit card statement. Here's what it means.

How to Find Cheap Last-Minute Flights: 5 Tips

How to Find Cheap Last-Minute Flights: 5 Tips

You want to fly next week. How can you do it without going broke?

What Is a USDA Loan?

What Is a USDA Loan?

Do you want to buy a house? Do you live down the road from a farm? Check this out.

What Is a Statutory Employee?

What Is a Statutory Employee?

Perhaps you've heard the term "statutory employee." Here's what it means and how it might save you a bundle.

What Is an Inheritance Tax?

What Is an Inheritance Tax?

Only a handful of people will ever pay taxes on estates and inheritances. Here's how it works.

What Is Outsourcing?

What Is Outsourcing?

You've almost certainly heard about outsourcing. Here's what all the fuss is about.

What Is a Hurdle Rate?

What Is a Hurdle Rate?

Every time you've asked yourself "Is it worth it?" you have launched a hurdle analysis. Here's what that means.

What Is Price Fixing?

What Is Price Fixing?

When companies get tired of offering better products, sometimes they try another option. Like illegal price fixing.

How to Open a Restaurant in 2019

How to Open a Restaurant in 2019

The restaurant industry is cutthroat, but can also be a dream come true for the right entrepreneur. Here's how to break in.

Renting vs. Buying a Home: Which Should You Do?

Renting vs. Buying a Home: Which Should You Do?

More Americans are renting their homes. Should you stay in an apartment or look to buy and why?