Friends

26 Apr 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: BFF’s Bad BF

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: I can’t stand my BFF’s boyfriend.  Can I tell her how I feel, or do I have to just keep my mouth shut? A: That’s

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
01 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Job Search

He wants your job…or your soul. Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: I am looking for a job and was wondering if it’s rude to ask my friends to hook me

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
27 Dec 2010

Guide To Hating Your BFF’s Significant Other

There are few worse things in this world to happen to a friendship when you absolutely hate your friend’s boyfriend or girlfriend. Perhaps it’s totally justified, and perhaps it’s not. Either way, it’s a pain in the ass that you’re going to have to either figure out how to live

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 1
14 Mar 2010

How To Make New Friends

So you want some new friends.  Maybe you don’t have any yet because you just moved to the city.  Maybe you recently broke up with your girlfriend, who turned everyone you know against you (whore).  Or maybe you’re just kind of sick of the friends you’ve already got.  I mean,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
23 Feb 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Wedding Party Woes

“I am standing up in my friend’s wedding. I am really struggling financially and I have spent over $400, and I just found out that the dress is going to be $250! I am freaking out… what should I do?” – SD

Standing up in a wedding for someone you love and support is a huge honor and it is one of the biggest financial commitments people make to their friends. Some would say that in that type of situation money “shouldn’t matter.”

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 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
27 Oct 2009

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Money and ____ don’t mix

I get a lot of questions about money and relationships from clients. Should I ask so and so for a personal loan? Blahbidy blah roommate is weird about splitting bills what should I do? My boyfriend wants to get a motorcycle and he has really bad credit, should I co-sign for him, or get the bike in my name? My friend so and so and I don’t talk anymore because of an argument with money, how do I prevent that from happening again?

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 2
19 Jun 2009

Free: Radio Friendly Unit Shifter; Music from the Salad Days of your Life

It wasn’t until about 2005 or so, deep in the throes of the SECOND Bush  administrations warmongering and muckery that “The 90s” began to have a discernible feel and quality.  We had gotten enough of a distance away from living in them that we could see them from a subjectively

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