Lori Alden received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis, and has had decades of experience teaching in the California State University system.  She's the author of The Cook's Thesaurus, which provides information about thousands of cooking ingredients, Equalshares.com, a website that explains how to divide personal property fairly and efficiently, FSBOPrimer.com, a website that explains how buyers and sellers of real estate can save on commissions, and AuctionTipSheet.com, a website that explains how to buy at real estate auctions.

Many of the articles on this website have previously been published in The Social Studies, The Margin, Classroom Expernomics, or The Learning Curve.

If you have any questions or comments, you can reach her at alden@sonic.net.