Money

More Young Adults Live With Their Parents Than With Their Partners, According To Study Baby Boomers Will Use Against You

Kylie Cheung | May 25, 2016 - 7:56 am

Indicator of a nation’s affordable housing crisis or the vile sense of entitlement of its youth? More »


Friendly Reminder: The Gender Wage Gap Is Also Due To Outright Discrimination, According To New Study

Kylie Cheung | May 22, 2016 - 9:45 pm

This new study challenges the widely accepted belief that the wage gap only exists because girls are “afraid of math.” More »


Captain America Just Made These Amazing Points About the Gender Wage Gap

Kylie Cheung | May 15, 2016 - 3:01 pm

Chris Evans, aka Captain America, called the wage gap “ubiquitous,” proving himself a true hero, indeed. More »


7 Easy Ways To Donate $20 And Actually Do Something Amazing For Women

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 11:56 pm

Let’s be real: You were probably just going to spend it on takeout, anyway, so why not just donate to one of these amazing, pro-women organizations, instead? More »


These Action Figures Show How Sucky It Still Is For Most Women In The Workplace

Katrin Higher | May 7, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Women and minorities are still making about three-quarters of what white men make and it’s pretty much bs at this point. What can we do about this damn glass ceiling anyway? The numbers have been getting slightly more equitable than a few years ago but it’s still not good. On top of pay inequality, studies… More »


Another Problem With The Wage Gap: Women Tend To Have Worse Credit Than Men

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm

…Even though they tend to have less debt. More »


Jerry Saltz Wants You To Know That He’s In The Art World’s 99 Percent

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Beloved New York magazine art critic and once-upon-a-time judge for that reality show “Work of Art” Jerry Saltz disclosed his checking account balance to his Facebook fans yesterday, to discuss how the art world is as economically complicated as pretty much anything else and is, in fact, not only full of rich people.More »


Goldman Sachs Interns No Longer Allowed To Work Past Midnight

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 11:00 am

Since 2013, multiple investment banking interns have died from overwork and suicide. Will Goldman Sachs’s new policy help? More »


5 Reasons Not To Default On Your Student Loans

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Plus, a radically different hypothetical for what would happen if you did than Lee Siegel posed in his NYT op-ed on defaulting. More »


Here’s The Wealthiest (Majority White) Women In Each State

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 11, 2014 - 11:00 am

This map from real estate blog Movoto shows who the richest woman in each state is, most of whom I’m sure, like me, you’ve never heard of. You know what? Eighteen of these women are richer than Donald Trump, and they don’t do tacky shit like putting their names in giant letters on buildings overlookingMore »


9 Indispensable Tips For Tax Season (And Life In General)

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Well, it’s April, and you know what that means: tax season is in full swing. Did you shudder just now? Pee a little bit? Plug your ears and start singing, “LALALALA” at the top of your lungs? We’ve been there, but what if this year (and every year from now on) were different? Someone once… More »


Frisky Rant: Thought Catalog Writer Whines About Being “Hated” For Being Privileged, I Play World’s Tiniest Violin

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Someone call the waaaaaaambulance, we’ve got a whiner on our hands. Over at Thought Catalog, in a piece titled “Being Privileged In Not A Choice, So Stop Hating Me For It,” writer Kate Menendez says she is fed up with other people judging her for her privileged background. She’s sick of being self conscious that,… More »


Marriage Does Not Have To Wait For Money

Pop Sugar | October 7, 2012 - 1:30 pm

As a man, when I think about marriage I ask myself: When can I afford it? I understand that the formula for eligible bachelors weighs income and wealth very heavily. Recently, an article on The Atlantic entitled “All the Single Ladies” reinforced this notion, with its many implications that men who are not doing well financially are… More »


5 Occasions In Which I Have Completely Wasted My Hard-Earned Money

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Yesterday, I finally did something that I had been meaning to do for awhile: I walked into a Crunch Gym and canceled my membership. Which I had been paying for, for a year. And have never used once. Like, hadn’t even picked up my membership card. Pathetic.

When I think about how much… More »


This Successful 22-Year-Old College Graduate Kind Of Wishes She Could Just Be Poor

Rachel Krause | July 11, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Here’s a comforting thought: while our planet threatens to transmogrify into an Easy Bake oven, the world economy teeters on the edge of collapse, and Scientology is permitted to exist as a viable religion and way of life, there’s a 22-year-old out there who’s bummed out because she’s never been poor. Taylor Cotter, a 2012… More »


Erica Jong Bops Arianna Huffington For Not Paying HuffPost Bloggers

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Iconic Fear Of Flying author Erica Jong has publicly criticized Arianna Huffington — who uses the unpaid labor of thousands of bloggers on The Huffington Post — and accused her of “hurting writing as a profession.” A feisty Ms. Jong spoke to The Slant, a journalism blog, about Huffington’s effect on the media biz and,… More »


Elizabeth Wurtzel Pens The Most Nasty, Judgmental Linkbait About Women You’ll Read Today

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 3:20 pm

I am going to smack the next idiot who tells me that raising her children full time — by which she really means going to Jivamukti classes and pedicure appointments while the nanny babysits — is her feminist choice.
This is how writer Elizabeth Wurtzel begins a piece on TheAtlantic.com entitled titled “1 Percent… More »


The Millennial Generation Is Spending More Money Than Ever On Luxury Goods

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

We’re broke, we’re unemployed, we owe student loans, we’re living off our parents, we have degrees in things like English and Philosophy, we’re unprecedentedly narcissistic, and as if we couldn’t get any more charming, all the money we do have we spend on luxury goods: welcome to Generation Y, bitches! The millennial epoch, composed of… More »


What Are You Doing With Your Tax Return?

Ami Angelowicz | May 15, 2012 - 1:40 pm

I am celebrating today because I got my tax return in the mail and used it to pay off every cent of credit card debt that was hanging over me like a dark cloud. I won’t say how much, but it was in the thousands. I bought a new computer, had some doctor’s bills and… More »


Today’s Lady News: Young Women Want Career & Money Moreso Than Men, Study Claims

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Young women ages 18 to 34 want a career and to earn good money moreso than their male counterparts do, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The recent study says two-thirds of women prioritize advancing their career, while 15 years ago it was closer to half of all young women… More »


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