personal finance

Work

How to Not Be Replaced by a Robot at Work

What the future of work looks like and how you can protect your career.
Anne Gaviola
12.13.18
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
Side Gigs

I'm a Therapist Who Walks Dogs to Stay Sane and in the Black

After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
Francesca Sternfeld
12.6.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
12.4.18
spending

Don't Buy This: 12 Ways to Save Money on Wrapping Paper

Upcycle newspaper, brown paper bags, and even old maps for the coolest looking presents under the tree.
Jubilee Baez
12.3.18
Work

A Survival Guide for Avoiding Awkward Workplace Gifting Drama

We asked a manager and a gifting expert for advice on how to steer clear of an embarrassing office gifting faux-pas during the holidays.
Melissa Kravitz
11.26.18
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
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.1.18
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
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