March 28, 2013

Erik now on the reptile beat

I'm now the monthly reptile products and trends writer for Pet Age magazine, read by pet supply retailers nationwide. My son has a bearded dragon lizard, so this regular beat will help me better bond with my son and his pet.

You can read the first installment of my monthly column here.

March 8, 2013

How much home can $200,000 buy?

What kind of new home can you expect to get for $200k today? That's the question I examine in my newest write-up, published in the Chicago Tribune.

Read the full article here.