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money brain

Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.12.18
money brain

Don’t Buy This: DIY Your Christmas Tree

You don’t have to buy a tree to get in on the holiday spirit. Here are 10 cute, inexpensive alternatives for anyone short on space, time or cash this year.
Kelley MacDonald
12.11.18
money brain

25 Reasons to Skip Christmas Gifts This Year

Need a good excuse to opt out of the annual spend-a-thon? Here are a few dozen, plus change.
FREE Staff
12.5.18
money brain

Don't Buy This: Make Your Own Face Mask for $3 or Less

You can make a face mask or scrub with as few as two ingredients for a fraction of the price of store-bought products. Here are six recipes you can whip up at home on the cheap.
Kelley MacDonald
11.29.18
Millennials

Dear Millennials, Stop Being Bad Tippers

Know when to share cupcakes, and when to graciously gift some extra cash.
Melissa Kravitz
11.21.18
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 brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
11.8.18
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
stock market

Resist the Urge To Panic When The Stock Market Plunges

Expert say the best advice is to keep calm and carry on when stocks nosedive.
Anne Gaviola
10.11.18
money brain

The Real Reason Why You're Bad With Money

Hint: It’s not because you’re dumb, lazy or naïve.
Anita Hamilton
10.11.18
money brain

Why My Husband and I Don’t Share Our Money

I made the choice to keep my finances separate from my husband, and four years later, I’d still never consider pooling our money.
Evie Carrick
10.5.18
money brain

I'm Hooked on $35 Fitness Classes and It's Embarrassing

I feel conflicted paying so much money for 45-minute exercise classes at SoulCycle and Pure Barre—all in the hopes of sculpting an ideal body. Here's why I keep going back and how I deal with the guilt.
Melissa Kravitz
10.4.18
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