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I Don’t Work for Shoes and You Better Not Either

When poking around social media to find professional women to connect with, I noticed a trend. A disturbing trend: An alarming number of female businesswomen include in their social media descriptor: “Will work for shoes.”   Shoes. Shoes? Shoes?!...

Love and Lending: A Romantic Tale with a Bottom Line

Against all the advice I’ve ever heard about money and relationships, I lent $1,200 to my boyfriend. Not all at once, but in three chunks over a two-month period. It was an astonishingly easy decision for me to make. In fact, it was harder for...

Awkward! How to Handle Sticky Money Situations

There are few things that come between friends and family members as easily as money. From neglecting to pay back borrowed funds to dividing the tab on dinners (or cabs, vacations, you name it), cash can cause friction and hurt feelings. In my...

Want a Richer Life? Practice This Every Day

There are a lot of tried-and-true strategies for increasing your wealth: capitalizing on compound interest, spending less than we make and investing wisely. But there’s one ingredient that’s often left out of most personal finance lessons — and...

What I Gained From Losing in Las Vegas

The first time I hit roulette on the nose — red 23 — I hadn’t even been looking at the wheel or where the ball landed. I never assumed I’d win. And most times, I was right. But then I hit it. Then a few minutes later, I hit it again — this time...

The Best Returns You'll Ever Get on Your Money

When you think of investing, you probably envision checking a box on your 401(k) paperwork or clicking some buttons on an online trading platform. These are important ways to invest, of course, but there’s more to it than that. Whether you’d call...

Why I Spent $350 on Underwear -- and Would Do It Again

My bra collection was in sorry, sorry shape. Unmentionable unmentionables. Underwires poking out, grubby lace abounded. The left shoulder strap of my favorite smoke-colored satin demi was stitched on by hand. All these shoddy underthings created...

Say It Loud: I’m Cheap and I’m Proud

For the past five years, my family’s prime mode of transportation has been a banged up 1997 Subaru. I bought it used back in 2004 before I knew how to drive — at 37, I was late getting behind the wheel — figuring it would protect me from...

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