Posts tagged "Money"

Money 101: The Lowdown On Hidden Finance Charges

So you’ve just noticed the $4.99 mystery charge on your cell phone bill; and, how annoying, that “emergencies only” credit card you never use billed you $15 for your frugality?

Heather Teilhet | June 4, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Money 101: Get Out Of Debt Now!

One Venti latte five mornings a week. You could probably pay for your caffeine addiction with cash, but who carries around stacks of green besides strippers and Lil Wayne? Plastic…

Heather Teilhet | June 3, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: 7 Ways To Work Through Money-Focused Fights

He found the receipt for the Manolos you blew half a paycheck on, and the resulting confrontation wasn’t pretty. You called him a penny-pinching tightwad. He said you’re wasteful and…

Heather Teilhet | June 1, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: How To Create A Budget After “Two” Becomes “One”

Your honeymoon bags are unpacked and your tan is starting to fade. He’s getting used to picking up Tampax at the grocery store, and you’re getting used to picking up…

Heather Teilhet | May 28, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Money 101: 5 Ways To Find Summer Travel Deals And Steals


Just because we’re in a recession doesn’t mean you can’t get your vacation kicks. On the contrary, when the tourism industry is suffering, deals are to be had. Check out…

Yasmin Zar | May 27, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Poll: What Would You Do With A $1,000 Bonus?

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The Frisky | May 26, 2010 - 3:50 pm

My Two Cents: 7 Ways To Make Extra Money In Your Free Time

No matter how frugally you learn to live, there are still going to be some things you’ll want to splurge on, and that’s OK. I mean, this is a recession,…

Wendy Atterberry | May 25, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Are Beauty Products With Gold Ingredients (Literally) Worth It?

Unsurprisingly, beauty products and treatments containing gold—whether in flake, powder, or liquid form—cost quite a bit. You can expect to pay about $400 for a fancy face lotion, and as…

Leonora Epstein | May 25, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Cash & Coupling: 5 Money Questions You Need to Ask Your Honey

Are you and your love shopping for a puppy? Relocating to a new city, so you can finally be together? Apartment hunting for two? Expecting some permanent bling on your…

Heather Teilhet | May 24, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Quiz: What’s Your Money Moniker?

You find a $100 in your pocket (OK, unlikely, but work with us here), so what do you do? Stock up on Havaianas for the summer or deposit it immediately?

The Frisky | May 20, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Cash & Coupling: How To Cover Your Ass-ets During A Breakup

You’ve discovered your union is more Ben and J. Lo than Ben and J-Gar. Some things just weren’t meant to be. Luckily for you, making a few dumb decisions on…

Heather Teilhet | May 19, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Net-A-Porter Sells Out Of $6,000 Alexander McQueen Dress—How Much Will You Drop Online?

When Net-A-Porter started up in 2000, it seemed doubtful that people would buy premier designer goods off the internet, sight unseen. But the times, they did change, and now we’re…

Leonora Epstein | May 18, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Money 101: Financial “Rules” You Should Ignore

There are all sorts of rules out there that were made to be broken. You can’t wear white after Labor Day; “beer before liquor, never sicker”; “just say no”; “don’t…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 17, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 3: “Goodbye Hubby, Hello New Biz”

Diane, a recent divorcee, got the house (thank the Lord!) — and the mortgage payments (damn it!). As she adjusts to her single income and not having to clean…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: Should We Open A Joint Checking Account?

When my husband asked me to marry him, I didn’t hesitate before saying yes. But when he first suggested that we open a joint checking account, I froze. I was…

Colleen Meeks | May 13, 2010 - 12:29 pm

My Two Cents: Weaning Myself Off ATMs

Do you ever feel like you spend an inordinate amount of time standing in front of an ATM? I used to feel the exact same way. I’d take out cash…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 12, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: Honey, I’m Home — And I Lost My Job!

Your stud may be stunning, but there’s nothing pretty about being in a relationship with someone who’s been laid off. While your heart may break for Mr. Unemployed, his perpetual…

Colleen Meeks | May 10, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Money 101: How To Downsize Your Expenditures

I’m 100 percent guilty of spending without really thinking. Downsizing my expenditures really isn’t something I ponder, even though I know I should (and seriously, if I had a dollar…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 7, 2010 - 11:59 am

Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 2: “Stop Buying ‘Things'”

Susie is young, single, has a great job AND an addiction to Marc Jacobs totes. It’s not Tom Sizemore bad, but it’s bad. Although she’s bringing home the bacon,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2010 - 5:59 pm

My Two Cents: I Used To Be A Financial Idiot

As soon as I was pushed out of the college womb into the harsh light of day, I discovered I had a really big problem: I was a complete financial…

Ami Angelowicz | May 5, 2010 - 6:00 pm
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