Finance

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14 Apr 2015

Ask a Grown Up: What the Hell is Social Security, Anyways?

Welcome back Broke-Asses!  Hang onto your hookahs, this week’s column will seem TL;DR, but these 1,500 words are critically important to your future well being (and, ability to afford a private nurse to change your poopy Depends™ far in the future).  That’s right!  We’re segueing from talking about faking boyfriends

Kate Rice - Supposed Grown Up 0
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09 Apr 2015

Tiny Baby, Tiny Apartment (Part 5): Going Back to Work Sucks Balls

You just had a baby and you’re cruising through maternity leave.  Five minutes ago your baby was a newborn — a cozy little blob of goo who slept peacefully on your chest between feedings.  Now she yells and laughs, she kicks you and yanks your hair.  She faces out in

Andrea Scout - Not Your Mom's Mom 0
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09 Apr 2015

Rent Is Too Damn High in New York City…even for Toys “R” Us

For most New Yorkers rental payments come too soon and the cost cannot make up for what their paychecks can account for. City life has always been about connections, culture, and easy access to transportation and health care. But few people thought that this would come at the great cost of unbearable living spaces. Apartment sharing, unsafe

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
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06 Apr 2015

Win a FREE Signed Copy of Matt Kepnes’ “Travel the World on $50 a Day!”

How to travel on $50 a day will show you why that is a lie and how to use the system against itself to gain free flights, hotel rooms, find alternative accommodation, get into attractions for free, websites to find the best deals, and as well as detailed costs and saving

illyanna Maisonet - La Gorda 0
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01 Apr 2015

I Drive SF: “Is This a Lyft or Do I Need to Pay You?”

It’s Saturday night. I’m cruising through Hayes Valley, keeping a watchful eye for street hails outside the Jazz Center. On Franklin, a hand goes up, though somewhat feebly. I pull over anyway. A young guy approaches my window. “Can you take me to Safeway?” I look in my rearview at

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31 Mar 2015

NYC is Looking For Writers and Interns

Broke-Ass NYC is Looking for Unabashed Interns & Writers Besides being named “Best Local Website” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Broke-Ass Stuart has been called, “The Chief of Cheap” by Time Out New York, “an Underground Legend” by the SF Chronicle, and “Best Local Writer” by SF Weekly. But

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
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25 Mar 2015

I Drive SF: From Rideshare to Taxi

It’s inevitable.  Now that I drive a taxi, I regularly field the inquiry:  “So… have you thought about driving for Uber?”  When I tell my passengers that I did the Lyft and Uber thing before switching to taxi driving, they’re usually shocked.  “Don’t you make more money with Lyft and

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