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The Absurdity of Gratuity: Why Our Culture of Unpaid, Tipped Work is Bad for Our Society

Last week, I read a thoughtful article on […]

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Surviving as a Broke College Student

Most college students are broke. It's no big secret. For most students, getting enough financial aid to pay for tuition and books alone

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My Phone’s Dead, I’m Lost, Drunk, and Dead Broke: Your Guide to Getting Home in NYC

As I regained awareness of my surroundings (ahem...coming out of a blackout), I realized I was stumbling out of one of the Lower East Side’s ubiquitous filthy

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San Francisco’s Biggest Homeownership Secret: Below Market Rate Housing

Most San Franciscans have no idea that they qualify to own their own home! I'm not talking miles outside of the city in suburban child factory land, but in San Francisco proper!  A

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Why Art Incubators, Not Tech Incubators, Might be Just the Thing San Francisco Needs

The bay area has managed to invest zillions in tech incubators and engineering talent, but what about investing in the artistic talent that makes our city

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Sweatpants Are All That Fit Me Right Now (and Other Things I Would Like to Tell Bill Collectors)

Just a regular Tuesday night...

It may have been a hard 10 years since Mean Girls was released in theaters, where Regina George experienced a cataclysmic

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Entertaining for the Poor as F*ck: How to Have a Kick-Ass, Broke-Ass Independence Day!

St. Patrick and Mr. De Mayo have fun holidays named after them, but at some point we have to acknowledge that we as a nation

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Entertaining for the Poor as F*ck: Romance on the Cheap

  Ah, l’amour: the joy of two souls finding one another, holding hands, whispering sweet nothings, and sharing a Netflix account (that’s commitment, friends. That’s real life). If you are

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Entertaining for the Poor as F*ck: Cheap gifts for Father’s Day

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Unless he went out for cigarettes and never came back, your dad is one of the top five most important

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The Broke-Ass Guide to the Stock Market

This post was written by Tyler Thompson At some point, every one of us gets sick of the “broke” part of our young, broke, and beautiful