Advice

11 Nov 2019

Why DNA Tests Might be a Terrible Idea

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox as our browser, and you should too.  GUEST POST BY DAVID

Guest Writer 0
08 Nov 2019

How to Grow Your Social Media Brand While Dying Inside

by Laurie Riihimaki Having Instagram is a necessity if you want to have any sort of influence on the world. That’s because our average audience is just like us: easily impressionable, loves instant gratification, and they’re suffering from sore thumbs from frequent scrolling. Seriously, if you’re not on Insta then

Guest Writer 0
04 Nov 2019

5 Meals Your Broke A** Can Make For Under $5

by Kate Brunotts Listen, I love the holidays as much as anyone else, but there’s no denying that with them comes the “season’s greetings” of a lighter wallet. Those artisan cat socks you got for your great Aunt Jackie are expensive, and I totally understand being fed up with ramen. 

Guest Writer 0
01 Nov 2019

10 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Forgetful People

Everyone knows that feeling you get when you have to stop everything you’re doing and try to remember what you just forgot. Maybe you know you reminded yourself to do something earlier that morning — but you just can’t remember what. Or, perhaps a passing thought you had only a

0
31 Oct 2019

25 Best Lazy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is almost here and many of you are starting to think about costume ideas.  If you’re broke, enjoy puns, or if you’re simply a very lazy person, here are some incredible DIY, last-minute lazy Halloween costume ideas to run with.  Enjoy responsibly.  Ginger Bread Man Super Cute #Throwback Truly, truly lazy

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
25 Oct 2019

How to Behave in a Bar Like a Grown-Ass Person

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the SF Examiner.   For many, bars are sacred spaces. People go to them to make memories, and to forget. They visit them to unwind, and get revved up. They hang out in them to catch up with old friends, and

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
16 Oct 2019

Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Student Loans

by Dee Dee Thompson I thought if I didn’t go to college, I would end up broke, living at home, working a low paying job, and unhappy. Nine years and two degrees later, I’m in debt, living at home, working a low paying job, and quite frankly… depressed. There isn’t

Guest Writer 0