Couchsurfing

14 Jul 2015

The Sharing Economy is a Lie

Lets Just Call It What It Is I used to drink the altruistic Kool-Aid that the omnipotent “sharing” economy is taking over the world. The harsh reality is that there has been a lot less sharing going on than advertised. Since sharing is a social exchange that does not involve profit, by definition,

Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire 3
04 Aug 2014

How to Survive As a Broke Ass Writer: Couch and Hostel Surfing

So, I’ve been on the road as a writer and musician for a little over a decade. The first time I officially became homeless I was 19 years old, and the first time I ran away from home was at age 15. I have always been a transient person. Working

Jordannah Elizabeth - Commonwealth Columnist 1
20 Sep 2012

BA of the Week: Writer Dana Sitar

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
28 Feb 2010

A Broke-Ass Guide to Couchsurfing

I love traveling. It is what makes me happiest in life and is what I save my pennies for. Unfortunately, traveling today is effing expensive. While the cost is a definite deterrent, it only forces me to be craftier in my planning, and to take shortcuts whenever possible. One of

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 5
26 Jan 2010

Broke Ass Financial Coaching: How to Properly Couchsurf

You may need to dramatically decrease your living expenses if you are facing job loss, unexpected expenses, or overwhelming debt, etc. On the other hand you may be in a situation where you feel like you would like to significantly ramp up your savings capacity in the short term, through lowering your living expenses. If you find yourself in any of these situations, here is what I recommend you consider:

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 0