Throwback Thursday: What It Cost Me to Make Each Minute of My Six-Minute Film

The initial budget for our short was $3,500.

Dear Businesslady: Dealing With Dealbreakers

If you love your job, don’t let let your boss ruin it for you.

Financial Fairy Tales: The Instant Pot

There once was a single mother with a young daughter.

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to chew on some financial questions.

What I Spend Every Year to Dance in the Woods

The cost of attending Adult Dance Camp.

How a Freelancer in the Entertainment Industry Does Money

Rosalynn (not her real name) is 27, and is freelancing in entertainment in Los Angeles.

Student Loans, Pensions, and Rich People

Three short articles to read and discuss.

Places I’ve Lived: New York Edition

My bedroom was one of two beds in the common area, and two other roommates shared a private room.

Ask Nicole: Should I Feel Bad About My Big Purchase?

I told you I was going to do an advice column.

Monday Check-In

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to check in with our weekend spending.

How an Executive at a Technology Company in His Fifties Does Money

I make more than $500K annually, but less than $700K.

An Open Thread About Keeping Your Income Private

Do you have honest conversations about money when you’re not on The Billfold?

Friday Estimate

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to estimate our weekend spending.

The Cost of Competing in a Powerlifting Meet

First off is joining a federation of your choice. I picked the USAPL due to the fact that it is drug-free.

Why You Should Take “A Relaxing Mid-Career Break”

It’s the old “spread your retirement throughout your life” argument.

Throwback Thursday: Middle Class Snack Kids

“Middle Class Snack Kid” is a term I made up for people who do not spend a lot on themselves on the whole, but are running themselves into the ground buying food and drink.

The Cost of a New Life: Part Three

I found out my house was for sale last month.

Financial Fairy Tales: The YouTuber Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was

“I’m not afraid,” Hans said. “I’m not afraid of anything.”

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to let go of those financial questions you’ve been hanging onto.

The Cost of Chronic Back Pain

The first time I tried physical therapy, I paid $10 a session as therapists treated the wrong part of my back.

The Cost of a Long Weekend in Missoula

It’s time to tally up how much I spent over the past (long) weekend, hanging out with friends at the Travelers’ Rest music festival in Missoula.

What Happens When You Follow Textbook Financial Advice?

The Washington Post just launched a new series called “Growth,” and the first installment is titled “I was failing at my relationship with money. Here’s what I did to fix it.”

The Cost of Evicting a Skunk

In May, I glimpsed something black-and-white disappearing into the shrubbery.

How a Content Specialist Paying Off Student Loans and Credit Card Debt Does Money

Mac (not her real name) is a 31-year-old Content Specialist living in Austin.

Monday Check-In

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to check in with our weekend spending.