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Drugs

Black People Face Big Barriers Entering the Legal Weed Industry

The marijuana business is booming in the US, but the high costs of setting up legal weed operations are shutting out many black and brown entrepreneurs.
Benjamin Goggin
9.20.18
Work

The Secret to Getting More Done When You Are Your Own Boss

Staying focused and productive when there’s no one around to hold you accountable can mean the difference between success and failure.
Melissa Kravitz
4 days ago
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Actually Like to Work as a Garbage Man

Trash collectors have the fifth most dangerous job in America—but they also enjoy some surprising perks.
Rick Paulas
6.6.18
money brain

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals—Even When Your Motivation Runs Low

Smash your money goals without giving up your lattes by spending intentionally, finding smart ways to save, and boosting your income.
Amanda Bert
5 days ago
banks

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.
Funto Omojola
1.11.19
Travel

I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points

Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.
Jenny Hart
1.11.19
Work

Your Cover Letter Is a Hot Mess

It's not enough to send in a resume. Here's how to write a cover letter that will actually land you a job interview.
Anita Hamilton
5.9.18
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
investing

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.
Anita Hamilton
7.10.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: There's No Reason to Pay Maintenance Fees on Your Bank Account

You shouldn't have to pay your bank for the privilege of storing your money for you. Here’s how to avoid these fees entirely.
Funto Omojola
1.9.19
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
Money Goals

Set Financial Goals You Can Slay Instead of Resolutions You'll Blow Off

Decide what you really want in life, then figure out what it will take to get there.
Amanda Bert
1.8.19

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