money

money brain

How One-Way Friendships Leave You Broke

It’s fine to splurge on friends or to help when they’re in need but not if it puts you in a bind or it’s a sign of a bigger problem with your friendship.
Julien Saunders
11.9.18
Money Goals

How to Find a Dentist You Can Actually Afford

If you haven’t seen a dentist in a while because of the cost, here are five ways to improve your oral health without going broke.
Ilana Novick
11.7.18
travel

I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
Ayesha Cording
11.6.18
Money Goals

Five Badass Homes for $15,000 and Up for People Who Refuse to Pay Mortgages

Home prices are at a record high. Instead of giving up on ever owning a house or committing to a monster mortgage, consider these alternative housing options.
Evie Carrick
11.5.18
spending

81 Stores That Are Doing Us All a Favor by Staying Closed on Thanksgiving

Black Friday will be here soon enough.
FREE Staff
11.2.18
Money Goals

Stop Whining About Your Terrible Roommate

So long as your roommates pay the rent and don’t set the place on fire, they’re almost always worth it. Here’s why.
Anita Hamilton
10.31.18
spending

Don't Buy This: Pre-Chopped Fruits and Vegetables Are a Big Waste of Money

Don’t let your chronic laziness get the best of you. Simply taking the time to chop food yourself can save $100 a month (or more).
Jubilee Baez
10.29.18
money brain

The Crippling Anxiety of Living With $100,000 in Student Loans

My massive debt doesn’t just make me anxious. It's changed the way I date and spend time with friends.
Seamus Kirst
10.26.18
Work

10 Great Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere

These jobs provide the cash and flexibility needed to live life as a digital nomad.
Evie Carrick
10.25.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to String Together Free Trials for More Than a Year

From free food to free rides, trials from HBO, Uber, Graze, and more are the broke person’s ticket to living the good life.
Gina Ragusa
10.24.18
Work

I'm Not Hiring You Because You Don't Really Want the Job

Eagerness to get hired isn’t the same thing as enthusiasm for doing the work.
Anita Hamilton
10.23.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
Gina Ragusa
10.22.18