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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
5 days ago
Work

This Is What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

Some fibs will get you fired, others will get you hired. Here’s how to navigate the line between artful exaggeration and a flat out lie.
Rick Paulas
9.11.18
Work

Meet the People Making Real Money Selling Clothes on Poshmark

For some it’s a lucrative side gig, but serious Poshers can make up to $1,000 a week on the popular used clothing app that's all about community.
Melissa Kravitz
9.5.18
money brain

A Financial Survival Guide for the Next Recession

Seeing my own mother struggle through the last recession made me want to be sure I'm prepared for the next one. So I talked to some money and career experts to find out how to recession-proof my life.
Marco Margaritoff
8.15.18
Work

Don’t Even Think About Checking Your Work Email This Weekend

Feeling like you need to be “always on” doesn’t just stress you out—it’s bad for your relationships too.
Melissa Locker
8.10.18
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
Work

Why Freelancing Is So Much Better Than Having an Office Job

Being your own boss isn’t for everyone, and it’s definitely not easy, but for me the tradeoffs are worth it.
Paulette Perhach
8.7.18
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

The Hidden Reason Why Your Pay Is Stuck in Neutral

Companies often work together to keep employee salaries low—and force workers to sign agreements that scam them out of their right to earn more money elsewhere.
Anita Hamilton
7.16.18
Work

Your Follow Up Emails to the Hiring Manager Won't Get You the Job

Sending follow up after follow up won't help you get a job interview. If I want to hire you, I won’t forget about you.
Anita Hamilton
6.26.18
adulting

College Graduates Share the Highs and Lows of Moving Back in with Their Parents

Living with Mom and Dad again usually entails endless free food and never writing a rent check. It can also make you feel like you're back in high school.
Molly Kay
6.7.18
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