Posts tagged "money issues"

Frisky Rant: If You’re Privileged And You Know It, STFU

A little background on me. I'm almost 35 years old, I went to an in-state university (UC Santa Cruz), I worked two jobs almost full-time during school, my parents helped me financially in ways that they could, and I had to take out student loans that I am not yet, but almost done paying back.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 14, 2014

Girl Talk: I Would Be Happy To Be The Breadwinner

Growing up, my parents made about the same amount of money, which wasn't all that much; we were solidly on the lower end of the middle class. As far as I was concerned, we were fine and when I would picture my life someday as an adult, I never imagined or aspired to make a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2012

Dear Wendy Updates: “Lucky In Love But Not In Money” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from "Lucky in Love But Not In Money" who was saving for a house and felt resentful that her…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 12, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Ex-Fiancé Won’t Help Pay Off Our Engagement Debt”

Three years ago I was engaged, but after much reflection, realized I wasn't ready for marriage and called off the wedding. My ex-fiance, though surprised and hurt, was nevertheless understanding about the situation. I returned the ring and informed the reception venue that we would no longer be needing their services. The venue did not…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 17, 2010

Money 101: How To Do Your Taxes With Your Man

Money matters are one of the most common topics couples disagree on, so if you've never done taxes with your honey before, you might want to brace yourself. Since April 15 is right around the corner, we asked Ryan S. Himmel, CPA and founder of the personal finance website BIDaWIZ, for advice on how to…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 8, 2010

Men, Manners And The Recession

Is it just me or are men getting a little bit more polite? Jaded New Yorker that I am, I tend to assume anyone close to me on the subway is trying to steal my wallet or feel me up. Though the "accidental" ass-grab still happens about once a week, it's becoming less frequent. I…

By: Ali Jawin / June 29, 2009

Facelifts, Highlights, And Other Beauty Treatments You Shouldn’t Skimp On

Times are tough and women are looking for ways to cut back. We at The Frisky are determined to bring you the best budget beauty out there, but we are also not going to lie to you: some things you just can't skimp on. You may never notice the difference between a CoverGirl and a…

By: Ali Jawin / June 4, 2009

Quickies!: Ryan Reynolds Talks About His Hot Nude Scene With Sandra Bullock

Cutie Ryan Reynolds talks about getting down and dirty with his costar Sandra Bullock in their new flick, "The Proposal." […

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 1, 2009

Poll: Is It Okay To Keep Money A Secret From Your Significant Other?

Nazita Aminpour is suing Chase bank for telling her husband about her secret individual bank account with $800,000 in it. Aminpour had a joint account with husband David Shamash at Chase but kept her individual account a secret. Shamash found out about her secret account when a Chase employee cold-called to suggest he take hi…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 27, 2009

The Relationship Novice: When To Go Dutch

Pesky money. It ALWAYS seems to be an issue in life. If it weren't, I can guarantee you I would quit my day job. I’d pack up my bags, hop on my free flight to Paris, (because in this fantasy world, money doesn’t exist) and spend my days roaming the streets for cheese and wine.

By: Lindsay A. / May 16, 2008