Money

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

The Tipping Point: How To Tip Like A Normal Person

Let’s talk about tipping. I am a terrible tipper. It’s not that I don’t tip — I so tip, and a lot. I probably actually tip way too much, because…

Julie Gerstein | June 11, 2013 - 11:00 am

Hitched: You Don’t Have To Spend All The Money On Your Wedding, I Promise

Had Patrick and I enjoyed the luxury of a gigantor wedding budget, there are some things that we did not get to have at our wedding but which we would…

Andrea Grimes | June 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Why Mothers Are Getting Screwed At Retirement Age

This should scare all of us: many women are unable to financially provide for themselves after reaching retirement age, due to the wage gap and time women take off…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: I Am Not A Prostitute Because My Husband Supports Me Financially

This piece was republished with permission from Role/Reboot.

This week I read a wonderful article about our generation’s search for meaning by fellow Role/Reboot contributor Kerry Cohen. It spoke to…

Lynn Beisner | January 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Beyonce Is Miss Financially Independent

“You know, equality is a myth, and for some reason, everyone accepts the fact that women don’t make as much money as men do. I don’t understand that. Why do…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 11, 2013 - 9:00 am

Are People Really Asking Each Other For Their Credit Scores On First Dates?

Frisky readers, I need your help putting my mom’s fears to rest. Today, she sent me a link to an article on AlterNet about a recent New York Times trend story that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Marriage Does Not Have To Wait For Money

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.

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

Dating Don’ts: 8 Money Habits You Shouldn’t Be Cool With

The Beatles had it right when they crooned “Money can’t buy me love.” For sure. It’s impossible to put a price tag on the important things in relationships. BUT ……

Jennifer Kuhn | September 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Richest Lady In The World Says Poor People Need To Stop Having So Much Fun

Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart is really concerned about your welfare. That’s why Rinehart — who is considered the richest woman in the world, with an inherited fortune of $30.1…

Julie Gerstein | August 31, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Hitched: We’re Married, But Our Bank Accounts Aren’t

One of the things I’ve learned, over my many years of roadtripping in and across Texas, is that hell is being stuck going 50 miles per hour behind a recreational…

Andrea Grimes | August 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

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

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,…

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

The Soapbox: Some Friendly Advice For That 22-Year-Old Girl Who Wishes She Was Poorer

Some thoughts for Taylor Cotter (the 22-year-old girl who wrote about wishing she could be poorer on the Huffington Post):

Right now things kinda suck. I know. You…

Kate Fridkis | July 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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