5 Cash Back Apps That Sort of Work

Whenever I’m on Facebook or Instagram, I’m inundated with ads for apps that promise to give me extra money.

The Holiday Costs of Going from Single to Family Lady in 2 Years

Between the holiday seasons of 2014 and 2016, I made the dramatic jump from girlfriend to stepmom (with preteens) in a new (much larger) home.

Why I Retired From YouTube

In 2011, armed with a webcam and a desire to belong to an online community of nerds, I started making YouTube videos.

The Cost of Losing My Hair

I had never expected to lose my hair, and certainly not at 23.

Mr. Money Mustache Tries Driving for Uber and Lyft

He wants to know how much money drivers actually make, after they subtract their costs.

The Summer I Became a Teenager Again

I needed cash, so I got a job at a movie theater.

OregonSaves Automatically Enrolls Oregon Workers in Roth IRAs

And automatically deducts 5 percent from their paychecks.

This Week in Pods

Kentucky Fried Chicken is selling an “Internet Escape Pod” for $10,000.

Dear Businesslady: Fighting the Work-From-Home Isolation Stress

Staying calm and connected when you’re a remote employee.

Question Wednesday/Wednesday Estimate

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to estimate how much we’re going to be spending over Thanksgiving weekend.

The Cost of Moving: Going Full Huel

Huel is saving my butt.

I Thought I Wanted to Form an Investment Club. (I Don’t.)

I run with friends, I hike with friends, and I only like to cook when there are other people helping in the kitchen. An investment club would be the same thing, right?

What Tax Cuts Are You Likely to Receive if the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Passes?

Slate breaks it down—and tells you what you can buy with your extra money.

The New Yorker Profiles Refinery29’s Money Diaries

They also profile the comment section.

A Tale of Two Minis

It’s just not fair. If I had a dollar for every time I have uttered those words in 60 years, I would have had the $18,997 needed to pay for that car.

Share Your Success Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to share our recent financial successes.

What’s Your Financial Goal for This Week?

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to set a financial goal for the week.

The Cost of Moving: Shipping the First Eight Boxes

As you might remember from my Monday Check-In, I shipped my first eight boxes to Cedar Rapids this weekend.

The Economics of Don’t Starve Together

This game is a lovely simulation of paycheck-to-paycheck living.

We Should Discuss the Paul Ryan Tweet

If you were on Twitter this weekend, you might have seen a lot of people respond to this tweet.

We Have Just Over a Million New Millionaires

Thanks to stock market growth.

How My Budget Is Like a Personal Pan Pizza

I don’t get rewards unless I earn them.

Monday Check-In

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

A Friday Chat About Utilities

Featuring Billfolder Bornsecular!

How Much Should Furniture Cost?

Curbed looks into why furniture is so expensive AND so poorly made.