Posts tagged "Money"

Meet Daniel Suelo: The Man Who Gave Up Money

Twelve years ago, Daniel Suelo left his last $30 in a payphone and walked off into the desert. Daniel had decided that money was “an illusion” and no longer wanted…

Julie Gerstein | April 27, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Equal Pay Day Ryan Gosling Thinks You Should Ask For That Raise

Ryan Gosling memes never get old — especially not on Equal Pay Day, a date symbolizing the extra days a woman will have to work in 2012 in order to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Money 101: Last-Minute Tax Tips, Tricks & Advice

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2012 - 9:00 am

Do Or Don’t: Buying Birthday Presents For Yourself

I was flipping through Lucky magazine this weekend (in the bath, actually! Amelia would be proud) and saw a gorgeous purse that literally made me gasp. The strap on my…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 17, 2012 - 8:30 am

Average 2012 Prom Tab: $1K+

If you have a teenager nearing prom age, hopefully you’ve got good credit. Between dresses, flowers, limo rides, and hairdos, the average family with a teenager is expected to plunk…

Newser | April 14, 2012 - 3:30 pm

What It’s Like To Be A Billionaire — For A Day

riving in a Rolls Royce, getting a bodyguard, flying on a private plane: These aren’t normally things that New York Times financial reporter Kevin Roose gets to do. But as a guy…

Newser | April 7, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: My Husband And I Have Separate Bank Accounts

My husband is my best friend in the world. I’m sure I’ve caused several cavities just by saying so, and can hear a few of you making gagging noises through…

Sally McGraw | March 27, 2012 - 2:00 pm

11 Mind-Blowing & Bank-Breaking Celebrity Shopping Sprees

Earlier this month, Jennifer Aniston popped into a vintage lighting store in New York City and dropped $20,000 on lights for her LA mansion (meanwhile, in Real People Land, we’re…

The Frisky | March 26, 2012 - 3:00 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Connection Between Wealth And Wanton

The term “classy” winks at, well, the upper class. When we say someone has “class,” we mean to say that such a person is refined or even elegant in their…

Rachel Krause | February 28, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Rich People Dilemma: Where Do I Display My Jean-Paul Gaultier Gold Bar?

My Jean-Paul Gaultier gold bar isn’t like the rest of my gold bars. It’s emblazoned with designer Jean-Paul Gaultier’s name and logo, for chrissakes. That means it cost a premium…

Julie Gerstein | January 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

TLC’s T-Boz & Other Celebs Who Blew Their Fortunes

Say it ain’t so! TLC member T-Boz, one of the ladies who just a few years ago sang about wanting “No Scrubs,” filed for bankruptcy today. T-Boz — real name…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Doesn’t Make Enough Money”

My boyfriend and I have been together for a little over a year and a half. For the most part we have a good relationship. He gets me like no…

Wendy Atterberry | October 25, 2011 - 12:00 pm

5 Financial Goals I Have For My 30s

I’m proud of the fact that, I achieved a couple major financial goals in my 20s, namely paying off all my credit card debt and building a career that has…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 1, 2011 - 2:00 pm

6 Financial Decisions From My 20s That I Regret

I’m not even going to sugarcoat it: I’m basically the poster child for the white girl from the suburbs whose dad just took care of all the bills growing up…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 3:00 pm

10 Celebrities Spending Money, Stupidly

Kim Kardashian has set a wedding date—August 20th. And it is going to be one of the biggest displays of extravagance we’ve seen in a long time. The word on the…

Kamilah Black | July 15, 2011 - 10:00 am

Is This Your $100 Million ATM Receipt?

One of my weird quirks (that I forgot to mention last week) is that I very, very, very rarely get a receipt when I take cash out of the ATM.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 30, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Do Your Parents Financially Support You?

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Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Adele Hates Paying Taxes As Much As Us Normal Folks

“Trains are always late, most state schools are s**t and I’ve gotta give you like four million quid. Are you having a laugh? When I got my tax bill in…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2011 - 11:00 am
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