love & money

How My Husband and I Paid Off $62,000 in 3 Years

Two weeks before my senior year of college, I realized that my student debt was out of control. As I packed my bags in preparation for another semester, I overturned a thick stack of paper statements from Sallie Mae, and they spilled across my...

Why Every Successful Woman Needs a ‘Housewife’

If you’re a high-achieving woman with a career to navigate or business to build, you probably want more hours in the day, more energy, and more money. But what you might need most of all is a “housewife.” It’s so very 1950s, and yet I’d argue the...

This Is What Happened When I Changed My Name

Last summer when I got married, I decided not just to change my life, but also to change my name. “New era, new identity!” I said. The problem is, I can’t seem to get comfortable with this person whose name is on all my credit cards. I’ve never...

How to Parent Equally When You Both Work Full-Time

When I was pregnant, I ran into an acquaintance who asked whether I would continue to teach classes after the baby’s birth. “Of course,” I said. “That and everything else I do. I teach classes on evenings and weekends anyway and my partner works...

What I Learned From a Professional Bridesmaid

Last summer, Jen Glantz posted a now-famous Craigslist post advertising her services as a professional bridesmaid after being asked to be a bridesmaid in a staggering number of weddings. When her inbox flooded with responses, Glantz decided to...

The True Cost of Dating — Added Up

Over the summer and into the early part of fall, I dated a guy — we slept at his place after nights on the town, carved out time for couple-esque weekend activities, and in general, felt high with the buzz that accompanies a new romance. That...

11 Famous Women on Not Getting Married

On Valentine’s Day, it can seem like love takes only one form: the trifecta of chocolate, roses, and marriage — making it the perfect day for DailyWorth to highlight famous women who’ve bucked that trend. From Mindy Kaling to Oprah Winfrey, here...

Who Pays For What Traditionally in a Wedding

We're way past the age where we have to stick to certain outdated rules when it comes to weddings, such as the bride's parents footing the bill for most of the whole wedding. This tradition stems from the times when parents had to include a dowry...

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