Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer at the Boston Globe. She aims to capture the zeitgeist of modern culture by writing on the intersection of technology, the economy, sports and politics with everyday life. Her on-air commentaries run on public radio’s popular Marketplace program and she appears regularly on local radio and TV. She has written two books.

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Going on vacation? Pack for who you are, not who you want to be

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Packing problems aren’t in your suitcase, but your mind.

Welcome to America’s other clutter problem. It’s called self-storage

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All that clutter is propping up an industry with $38 billion in annual revenue.

Tornadoes! Sharks! Brutal heat! It’s Hell Week on Cape Cod

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Vacationers will have stories to tell about Cape Cod this week. Stories about how if it can go wrong, it will go wrong.

Welcome to Crazytown, a.k.a. the Greater Boston real estate market

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Step one: Hear the asking price of a home. Step two: Outraged, shout the dollar figure to anyone who will listen. Step three: Still shouting, tick off all the reasons it shouldn’t cost that much.