Merrrrrry Christmas, Frisky readers! Oh wait, what’s that? It’s not Christmas yet? It’s only December 17 and Christmas is still eight days away? Sorry about that, but I think you can understand how I could be confused, considering Santa and his reindeer delivered the world a great gift today — Martin Shkreli, that little toad… More »
Uh oh: Just in time for PSL season, Starbucks has launched a new feature on the Starbucks app that lets you order and pay for your drink ahead of time, alerting you when it’s ready and letting you skip the line.
The feature was tested in Portland, and not at… More »
The 1980s have never left NYC when it comes to the party stylings of rich Wall Street I-banker dude bros.
On Friday, 29-year-old investment banker Thomas Hughes is believed to have jumped from his apartment on the 24th floor of his building at 1 West Street in lower Manhattan.
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In what some are calling one sign of an improving economy, if at the expense of newlyweds, a new survey by The Knot finds that the average cost of a US wedding jumped to $31,213 last year, marking a five-year high when adjusted for inflation. In its eighth report, the wedding site reveals in a… More »
President Obama announced today he has nominated Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve. She currently serves as vice chair of the Fed and is a professor at University of California, Berkeley. If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to run the Fed. [Politico]
On Yellen and the… More »
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 »
Oh, hey there. Guess what day it is? April 17th! No, it’s not my birthday. It’s Tax Day! Alright, so maybe this isn’t an occasion for excitement and joy, but whether you like it or not, taxes must be paid by midnight tonight (unless you are filing an extension or giving the finger to Uncle… More »
Oh look, it’s another sex scandal rocking the finance world. A group of 17 Irish accountants at PricewaterhouseCoopers are under fire after passing around a document which ranked the top 10 most attractive women in the office. As these things go, the original email made its way out of the office and into the papers,… More »
In the latest episode of Therapy For Your Pocketbook, Susie worries about who will take care of her parents — and pup — if something happens to her. Finance expert Manisha Thakor says buying life insurance in your 20s is a common mistake. The purpose of life insurance is not to take care of… More »
Diane, a recent divorcee denies having a cold and the need to be on her ex’s health insurance. It’s not like she’s going to get salmonella poisoning or get hit by a bus, right? Finance Expert Manisha Thakor says wrong — one visit to the hospital can prove catastrophic consequences to your finances. [Therapy… More »
Are cutting credit cards up a new recession trend? The Atlantic thinks so: “Cutting up credit cards is a classic solution to the temptations of easy credit, but as Americans have become more and more reliant on plastic, there’s been a resurgence of interest in swearing off credit entirely.” … More »
In case you haven’t noticed, the stock market took a nosedive this week. The rest of us are left worried about investments, bank stability, and mortgages. But what about the men of Wall Street, who are getting screwed over by their employers: How are they looking to handle this mess? They’re looking to get screwed… More »