23 People Disclosed How Much Debt They Carry And How They're Handling It, And I Love The Transparency
"When I finished graduate school more than a decade ago, my student loan balance was $82,000. After all those years of payments totaling more than $60,000, I can now proudly say that my balance is...$76,000."
This Woman Shared Her Credit Score On Hinge As An Experiment, And The Reactions Are Pretty Surprising
"Added my credit score to my Hinge profile and here's how it went."
People Are Sharing Their Summer Side Hustles, And Honestly, Some Of These Gigs Are So Incredibly Easy
"My husband and I just got hired at our local water park. We will be working around our full-time jobs but are excited to do so to earn some extra cash and receive free park admission for us and our son!"
Job Interviews Are So Stressful, But This Woman's AI-Powered Interview Prep Hack Is Genius
"This is the easiest way to prepare for interviews, and it will work for every single job."
Cottage Cheese, WaterTok, And Other 2023 Food Trends That This TikToker Says Are Red Flags That We're In A Recession
"If that doesn't signify an impending recession, I don't know what could."
"At Least I'm Saving Some Money": This Woman's Wishlist Project Is Turning Her Urge To Splurge Into Art
"I am taking myself through the entire journey of desiring something, researching it on Google, skimming through user reviews, finding the best deals and even picking colors, ending in adding the product to an imaginary cart. By embedding the product in my journal I get to feel that it is mine."
How Much Debt Do You Have, And How Are You Handling It?
This is a shame-free zone.
15 Expensive Mistakes You're Probably Making At The Grocery Store And What To Do Instead
Do you actually believe the brand name tastes better than the generic? Um...sorry to disappoint, but they're all manufactured from the same production line as that recognizable national brand you've been paying a premium for.
Working Moms Are Revealing Exactly What They Spend For Monthly Childcare, And The Costs Have Broken My Brain
"I’m currently pregnant with twins and have a toddler. Once the twins start daycare, it will cost us $8,000 a month. It is physically painful to type that out."
"It Is Stupid Expensive Brand New": Frugal People Are Revealing The Everyday Items That They Only Buy Second Hand
"I have gotten incredibly good deals on them from people who were moving or downsizing. They have typically not been used much so I have never had serious issues with them."
"Just Because It Didn't Cost Money Doesn't Mean You Saved": People Are Calling Out Common Money-Saving Tips That Don't Really Work
"So then the question is, How much time am I willing to give up to save $2?"
Apple Card Has A Savings Account Now, And The Interest Rate Is Better Than Most Banks'
The new account offers a 4.15% APY, a rate well beyond what you can get at most banks.
Here’s What Paying Off Your Student Loans Can Do To Your Credit Score
Closing out student loans should only have a minor impact on your credit score, but it can be more noticeable if you don’t have a good mix of other credit accounts, experts said.
I Thought I Wasn't Good At Saving Money, But Doing These 10 Things Changed My Mind
Rising gas prices and inflation in my grocery budget left me with a spending plan that was way out of touch with reality and no money left over to put toward emergencies.
If You've Made Small Changes When Preparing For A Job Interview That Have Made A Huge Difference, I Want To Hear What They Are
Teach us your ways!
These 7 Well-Paying Jobs Actually Don't Require A College Degree, And I Never Would Have Thought Of Them
Some of these jobs I definitely did not expect to see on this list.
4 Ways Social Media Normalizes Unhealthy Spending And How To Break Out Of The Cycle
"Let's talk about the way TikTok has skewed our idea of what normal and average consumption habits look like."
The Creators Of A Viral Alpha Male Finance Podcast Parody Sketch Said They’re Mocking Influencers For Sharing Unrealistic Advice
“I see these clips and I'm like, these are people who have never been financially unstable,” one of the sketch creators told BuzzFeed News.
These 17 Canadian Salaries And The Hobbies People Are Affording With Them Have Helped Me Realise What I Can Do With A Good Budget
Affording hobbies is great. Having the time for hobbies would be even better.
Deinfluencers Are Sharing The Things That People Should Stop Buying, And I'm Absolutely Loving It
Are people actually sick of buying stuff?
"Looks Like Our Girl Costs Us Greater Than $500 Per Month": Pet Parents Are Sharing Just How Much They Really Spend On Their Fur Baby
"My family asks why I don’t get a second dog for company for my dog...I’d need a second salary."
This Career Coach Says You Can Lie About These 5 Things In A Job Interview — But Don't Go All George Santos With It
"There are times when what you want to say, like, 'my boss is a jerk' or 'I hate my job,' isn’t going to serve you. You won’t make a good impression, and it certainly won’t land you the job."
"You Won't Believe How Many Employers Knowingly Break The Law": A Lawyer Shared Common Things Companies Do That Are 100% Illegal
"I sue companies for wrongful termination, for discrimination, and retaliation, and I will never be out of a job because they won't quit doing it. Here are the most common violations of labor laws I see by all companies, no matter what size."
This “Camera Eye Line Hack” Is So Helpful For Anyone Who Has An Important Zoom Presentation Or Interview Coming Up
"It's an easy and inexpensive way to keep your eyes focused in the right place — instead of looking down or at yourself on the screen."
"It's The Most Common Mistake I See": 18 Expert Tips For Making Your Résumé Look Better, No Matter What You're Applying For
"It's the biggest thing that can absolutely uplevel your résumé."
"Lifestyle Creep" Is All Over The Internet Right Now — Here's Why, And What It Means For Your Wallet
"What I've found that most happens with lifestyle creep is you start living the way that you deserve to live."
5 TV Characters Who Would Probably Manage Money Well (And 5 Who I Wouldn't Trust With My Wallet)
Wednesday Addams probably hides her emergency fund under the floorboards in a coffin.
I Asked A Financial Therapist For Tips On Managing Money With ADHD, And Her Advice Is Genuinely Helpful
If an ADHD diagnosis has you reevaluating your money strategy, you're not alone.
"I Was Buying Things I'd Never Normally Splurge On": People Are Sharing Their Buy Now, Pay Later Regrets
"It’s so easy to get caught up in those payment forms. You see payments of $20 and think you can do that. Next thing you know, you owe $600 to various stores because the payments seem easy at the time."
11 Basic Money Tips That Will Improve Your Financial Health In 2023
New year, new you. 💰