Uncommon Cents: Financial swear words worth saying

This article concerns a set of related concepts behind three swear words. “F—.” No, no, not that one. They are naughty financial words, unspoken in polite conversation and considered gauche in principle, if not strongly counter-cultural. They are “thriftiness,” “frugality” and “savings.”

Fans like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s goods

The first thing that struck me as Seattle hip-hop vet Macklemore took the stage on Sept. 21 was the new knowledge that the MC is apparently somewhat of a heartthrob with the ladies. The girls behind and beside me shrieked with delight as DJ Ryan Lewis brought out his counterpart, Macklemore, for what turned out to be a stellar set of indie hip-hop on the first day of Rifflandia 5 shows at Royal Athletic Park.