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

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

You don't have to wait until 65 to take some real time away from the office. Take those long breaks from your career now.

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Your City... And Why?

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Your City... And Why?

Millennials have a tough choice to make. If they want a job, they have to move to the city. If they move to the city, they'll probably go broke. Here's the really bad news: that's not going to change any time soon.

Family of Four? Grocery Costs Differ Dramatically Between and Within Each State

Family of Four? Grocery Costs Differ Dramatically Between and Within Each State

Depending on what state you live in, your bill at the grocery store might be pretty cheap or very expensive. But there's something even more important at work.

Tax Snafus Can Block Legal Residents' Path to Citizenship

Tax Snafus Can Block Legal Residents' Path to Citizenship

Here's the bad news: Many long-term residents don't know they have to file taxes. Here's the worse: It can kill any chance they have at becoming a citizen.

Picking Your Best Travel Guide

Picking Your Best Travel Guide

Travel is a major investment, but getting good advice shouldn't be hard. Here's how to start.

Best Spring Travel Deals This May

Best Spring Travel Deals This May

It's not too late to see the world this May, and there are a lot of unique ways to do it.

Jobs for Everyone: What Is Universal Employment?

Jobs for Everyone: What Is Universal Employment?

People are starting to take a universal jobs guarantee seriously. Here's why it may or may not be a good idea.

What Consumers Can Expect From Rising Interest Rates

What Consumers Can Expect From Rising Interest Rates

Market watchers expect a few more hikes out of the Fed this year. Here's why higher interest rates are probably a mistake.

Travel Fraud Is Exploding, and It's Hurting Travelers

Travel Fraud Is Exploding, and It's Hurting Travelers

Your last trip may have cost more because travel fraud is on the rise.

How to Spot False and Real Danger on Your Travels

How to Spot False and Real Danger on Your Travels

Travelers get bombarded with warnings all the time, both fabricated and real. Here's a good way to tell when you should pay attention.