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Women Who Earn More Than Their Husbands Share What Their Marriages Are Really Like
“I drive a nice car. People assume my husband bought it for me.”
Experts And Readers Told Us Their Best Money Tips For Each Stage Of Life
What’s the best way to think about money? And how do you transition from saving to investing? We heard from readers and experts about how to make your money work for you.
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.
When You’re Polyamorous, Figuring Out Who’s Paying For What Can Be Complicated
“If you need money to go date six different people in your city, and you can’t have guests at your house, so every date requires a restaurant and a hotel room, that requires some money.”
Financial Companies Are Encouraging Gen Z To Pay Rent With Their Credit Cards
Though many Gen Z adults still prefer other forms of payment over credit cards, companies are launching new credit card programs that incentivize young people to use credit cards for their rent and other large expenses.
The Fantasy Of The Dream Job Is Gone
Layoffs at some of the country’s most prestigious companies are the latest sign that no one’s job is ever really safe.
I Want to Eliminate My Credit Card Debt. I Also Want To Enjoy My Life.
Consider switching to other forms of payment, tracking and adjusting your spending, budgeting for things you enjoy, and seeking your friends’ support to stick with a repayment plan.
I'm Wondering If I Should Withdraw From My Sad 401(k) And Pay Off My Debt
It can feel so silly to try to save for the distant future in times like this, but everyone tells you to never touch your retirement savings.
He Gave Her Diamond Earrings And She Freaked Out. Here's How Gift Anxiety Works.
So. Much. Pressure.
She Bought Her House As The Market Peaked. Now She Regrets It.
Record housing prices and rapidly rising interest rates have many people questioning the value and viability of homeownership: “We’re just house poor now."
People Don’t Know What To Do With Their Money Anymore
“I'm genuinely not sure if I should be saving for retirement or if we're all gonna burn out before then.”
12 People Talk Honestly About How They Paid Off Their Debt
“When I made the final payment, I actually felt shame. I should be happy, but it seems like a lot of my cohort paid theirs off like a decade or more ago?"
The Case For Renting Your Clothes
I love experimenting with style, but hate how much clothing I end up getting rid of. By renting and returning a few things each month, I think I can have it both ways.
Here’s Some Actually Useful Information To Help You Prepare For A Recession
People may be telling you to pay off debts now and dust off your résumé. Here’s what they’re actually bracing you for.
This Woman Got A Huge Raise And Paid Off Her Student Loans By Asking The “Over/Under” Question
“Ask your other peers what they make — especially your male ones.”
14 Millennials Got Honest About How They Afforded Homeownership
“I don't know anyone in their twenties who has the savings for a down payment without family help.”
When I Was Married, I Was Rich. Then I Got Divorced.
From an early age, I've lived in two different financial realities. And I've learned that it’s a lot easier to get used to having money than to not having it.
Sorry, Kid, I Spent All My Money On Your Existence
I've spent thousands of dollars trying to get pregnant, and will spend many thousands more on my surrogate. And there's still no guarantee of a baby.
Here's What Five Couples Spent To Have A Child
"At what point does it feel like you're buying a baby?"
How I Stopped Being Ashamed Of My EBT Card
I used my EBT card because I needed the help, but the stigma around food stamps made the process humiliating.
How I Learned To Share Money Again After My Divorce
After getting divorced, being back in total control of my money was a relief. Now, my new husband and I are learning how to plan — together — for something better than the worst-case scenario.