Money

04 Nov 2019

Nearly Half of American Renters Are Cost-Burdened by Rent

This article comes from the folks at Apartment List Let’s take a look back on 2018: a year of record-low unemployment and increasing wages. Yet according to a new study by Apartment List, virtually half of American renter households are still struggling with their housing costs. Apartment List’s 2019 Cost

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31 May 2016

How To Fix a Broke-Ass Credit Score

Photo Credit: Flickr.com/photos/401(K) 2012 Ever wonder why every third commercial is for another goddamn Check Your Credit Score for Free Just Kidding Not Free website? Because we are dumbasses about credit. Here are a few ways to perk up your credit score and avoid being a Credit Dumbass. LOWER YOUR USAGE Credit usage is (much like

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09 Mar 2016

Why Do We Hate The Wealthy?

That question has been around for centuries where the wealthy have control and the power while the rest us have seconds. Thankfully we have come a long way since the days of the Roman Empire where people were pitted against each other while the loser hoped the crowd did not

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10 Feb 2016

5 Things That can get an International Freelancer Screwed

Passport, ticket, money? Check. Bags are in the hallway and your office is where it’s been since you started working: safely zipped in your laptop bag (even if you do most of your work from your phone these days). Goodbye, gritty bedsit, crazy roommates and the neighbor lady who fries

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09 Jul 2014

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

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 get behind on bills, it’s

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11 Nov 2013

What Does It Mean to be Broke?

At the moment, I have enough money to get by. That means I can survive on the bare minimum. Over the last 27 years of my life, money has come and gone, mimicking life’s peaks and valleys. And just like life, I won’t complain about its ups and downs because

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
12 Apr 2013

I Sold My Soul and Moved from Portland to Los Angeles

 This is what I look like when I’m moving. Or, drunk. Or both. I haven’t written anything in a while because I have been moving. And maybe drunk? Perhaps a giggly combination of the two. But I’ve been happy, too, which always makes spilling my guts onto the internet a

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