Money - Page 6

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

This Successful 22-Year-Old College Graduate Kind Of Wishes She Could Just Be Poor

Here’s a comforting thought: while our planet threatens to transmogrify into an Easy Bake oven, the world economy teeters on the edge of collapse, and Scientology is permitted to exist…

Rachel Krause | July 11, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Dark, Seedy Side Of Cats On The Internet

When you leave your house everyday to go to work or school, you assume that your cat is keeping things in order, right? Like, maybe he’s playing with a ball…

Julie Gerstein | June 21, 2012 - 8:20 am

Elizabeth Wurtzel Pens The Most Nasty, Judgmental Linkbait About Women You’ll Read Today

I am going to smack the next idiot who tells me that raising her children full time — by which she really means going to Jivamukti classes and pedicure appointments…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 3:20 pm

How To Negotiate: 12 Steps To Negotiate A Zillion Times Better And Get What You Want

I wasn’t always good at negotiating. As a writer, I was usually just delighted to be getting paid anything at all, so if I was told a freelance rate or…

Diana Vilibert | June 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

9 Celebrities Spending Money, Stupidly

A headline in the UK Sun that read “Curry In Surrey” informed me that Brad and Angelina spent almost $4,000 on curry and booze at a London restaurant.  A source…

The Frisky | June 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Millennial Generation Is Spending More Money Than Ever On Luxury Goods

We’re broke, we’re unemployed, we owe student loans, we’re living off our parents, we have degrees in things like English and Philosophy, we’re unprecedentedly narcissistic, and as if we couldn’t…

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

What Are You Doing With Your Tax Return?

I am celebrating today because I got my tax return in the mail and used it to pay off every cent of credit card debt that was hanging over me…

Ami Angelowicz | May 15, 2012 - 1:40 pm

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
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