Posts tagged "Money"

Life After Dating: When Your Partner Is Unemployed

Growing up, my parents were able to provide a stable middle-class upbringing for me, my three sisters and my brother. I can understand now how fortunate we were not to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

True Story: The Nightmare Consumers Who Inspired Me To Pare Down

Every few days, they would come home with hundreds of dollars worth of brand-name groceries and struggle to fit them into their bursting cabinets. They had two freezers and two…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Study: Husbands Are Happiest When Wives Earn As Much — Or More — Money

A wife bringing home the bacon isn’t the death knoll of a relationship that it has been made out to be. According to a new survey of 1,000 married couples…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Graduated College

Now that your undergraduate days are over, it’s time to step out into the big, bad world of adulthood. Jobs! Money! Real Men Who Don’t Smell Like Stale Beer and…

Katie Oldenburg and Sophie Leon | May 27, 2014 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: My American Dream — A Minimum Wage That Allows Everyone to Prosper

When I think of the American Dream, I don’t just see images of white picket fences and fathers kissing their children before they leave for work.

I see…

Carmen Berkley | May 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Porn Stars Learn They Can’t Bank On Chase

I’ve written before about issues around payment processors and the sex industry, how businesses like Paypal, WePay and Google Wallet were shutting anyone they suspected of sex work out of using…

Kitty Stryker | April 23, 2014 - 11:00 am

The Many Stages Of Doing Your Taxes (In GIFs!)

Oh, tax season. Doing my taxes stresses me the hell out: I do so much freelance writing that I have one million forms. And trust me, if you screw up…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: How PayPal & WePay Discriminate Against The Adult Industry

I was packing my bags, looking forward to a week trip to the Feminist Porn Awards and the Feminist Porn Conference, having finally earned enough through my Patreon patron-funded writing…

Kitty Stryker | April 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Life After Dating: The Pros And Cons Of Not Sharing Money

So you’ve finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you’ve committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our weekly column, Life After Dating,

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Study: When The Rich Marry Each Other, It’s Bad For The 99 Percent

Forget about marrying rich if you’re not rich already: a new study as found that the tendency to choose a spouse with the same income or education level has increased…

Claire Hannum | February 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Not This Crap Again: GM’s New Female CEO Will Only Make Half Of What Her Male Predecessor Made

Mary Barra, GM’s first female CEO, is set to be paid half of what Dan Akerson, her male predecessor, made. Yes, half.
Barra will earn $4.4 million as opposed to Akerson’s…

Claire Hannum | February 8, 2014 - 9:00 am

Rich People Tire Of Yachts, Move On To Luxury Submarines

Newsflash to nobody: crazy-rich people loooooove frivolous shit. After all, there are only so many practical items and experiences you can spend money on before it’s like, hey, bring on…

Rachel Krause | October 1, 2013 - 5:30 pm

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

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

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

Frisky Rant: Is It Just Me Or Is Apple Even More Classist Than It Used To Be?

I adore my iPhone. So many things I do on a daily basis would be impossible without it and I’m grateful to have one. That said, Apple and I have…

Claire Hannum | September 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Powerball Just Made Someone $400 Million Richer — How Would You Spend It?

Some extremely lucky person in Lexington, South Carolina bought the winning $400 million Powerball ticket this week. After they consult a financial adviser and put extra locks on their door,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 19, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Madonna Highest-Earning Celeb, Despite “Flop” Album

Somehow, despite selling fewer than a million copies of her latest album, Madonna made it to the top of the Forbes 2013 top-earning celebs list. She has her tour to…

Newser | August 28, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Deal When Your Career Is Blowing Up And Your Boyfriend’s Isn’t

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” where Carrie got a big advance for her book while her boyfriend, Jack Berger, watched his flounder? He was so jealous of…

Hanna Brooks Olsen | August 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

8 Things I Wish I Had Known About Money In College

Today, New York University costs around $43,000 annually for tuition alone. When I attended over 10 years ago, it was closer to $30,000 annually. If either of those two numbers…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Taylor Swift Left A $500 Tip In Philly

Okay we get it! Taylor Swift is like, the nicest person ever. After enjoying an $800 meal with her tour crew (which she obviously paid for) in Philly, the pop…

Alyson Penn | July 25, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Who Gives A Crap How Sofia Vergara Spends Her Money, Jezebel?!

I’m not really interested in the aspect of blogging where you go around writing snotty comments about your competitors. We’re all in this together and FEMINISM RAH RAH. But last…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm
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