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My Vegan Diet Costs Less Than $25 a Week

Once I started shopping smarter, I spent less money while leading a healthy lifestyle.
Jubilee Baez
7.25.18
money brain
money brain

Deciding How Much to Pay for a Cup of Coffee Is About More Than the Price

Whether you make coffee at home or purchase it at a store depends not only on how much money you make but also on what makes you happy.
Matthew Kassel
5 days ago
 VICE
 VICE

I Tried to Get Rich Off of America's Vape Obsession

Can a regular person get in on the ground floor of a privately-owned vape company with a roughly $15 billion valuation? I tried really hard.
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alcohol

Paying a Few Pennies More for Your Beer Could Be Good for Your Health

Higher prices for booze can lower rates of alcohol abuse—but they may also place an unfair burden on people in lower income brackets.
Anita Hamilton
8.9.18
Canna-biz
Canna-biz

A Third of Canadian Pot Users Have Never Actually Paid For It

But nearly one million Canadians say they have spent more than $250 on weed in the last three months.
Vanmala Subramaniam
5 days ago
Invisible Jobs
Invisible Jobs

Cleaning Workers Are Fighting for Better Pay and Benefits

Cooperatives enable house cleaners to earn more money and help each other learn to become entrepreneurs who set their own rates and schedules.
Ilana Novick
8.8.18
jobs
jobs

Tips for Saving Money When You Get Paid in Cash

Having a tough time saving those fat cash tips from your summer job? It’s easy to blow your money on booze and weed, but there are tricks of the trade to avoid wasting your wages—while still having a good time.
Gina Ragusa
8.1.18
jobs
jobs

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.
Melissa Kravitz
7.27.18
money brain
money brain

The 6 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Before Spending Money

An expert on shopping addiction has an easy fix to keep compulsive shopping from getting the best of you.
Anita Hamilton
8.6.18
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 Broadly

Does the Tech Industry Even Deserve Women?

In the essay collection Lean Out, women in tech argue that it's not their fault for wanting to leave a toxic work environment.
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investing

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.
Rebecca Szkutak
7.18.18
spending
spending

Don’t Buy This: Stop Paying an Annual Fee for Your Rewards Credit Card

It may seem like there's always a catch when it comes to cashing in your credit card rewards, but some cards actually give you cash back and other perks at no cost to you—no strings attached.
Gina Ragusa
7.9.18
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