Finance

iphone6-lm-bb-201409
11 Sep 2014

Why You Should NOT Buy an iPhone 6

There is a new iPhone out, for no better reason than it is September and Apple puts out a new iPhone every September regardless…

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 3
Tip-Money-Broke-Ass-Stuart-NYC
02 Sep 2014

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

Last week, I read a thoughtful article on this site by Jamal Frederick entitled “Tipping While Black- The Struggles of a Black Barman.” I encourage you to read it. It offers keen insight into the racial attitudes and discrepancies characteristic of tipped service work. It also reinforced the strong opinions

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 3
funds
12 Aug 2014

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 can be hard. Then there’s housing costs, food costs, and transportation. The 2013-2014 school year cost $8,893 on average for public universities. Financial aid awards vary based on student need and

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
dead-phone-battery
11 Aug 2014

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 houses of debauch. The night had been a resounding failure. No one enjoyed my humor, the opposite sex somehow found me unappealing, and

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 1
300-ivy
31 Jul 2014

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 portion of all new construction in San Francisco, currently a minimum of 12%, is required by law to be sold as price

Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire 9
artivism
30 Jul 2014

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 unique, creative, and interesting?  Once upon a time this city nourished the likes of Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jack London & the Dead Kennedys.  But

Alex Mak - Editor & Comm. Outreach 0
Just a regular Tuesday night...
09 Jul 2014

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 fall from the social hierarchy. But it seems now, more than ever, the rules still apply; different scenarios. More money. Same rules. When I

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0