An Open Thread on End-of-Year Goals

Where do you want your finances to be at the end of the year?

Friday Estimate

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

Five Advice Columns (YES FIVE) to Discuss!

I got multiple requests to discuss the many financially-related questions that appeared in the internet’s major advice columns this week, so HERE WE GO.

Balancing Mental Health and Financial Needs

My depression snuck up on me — and cost me my job.

October’s Billfold LLC Update

It’s October, which means it’s time for another Billfold LLC update.

Do 1 Thing for the Herd

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to Do 1 Thing.

How I Paid Off $10,000 in Debt While Teaching English in South Korea

When I spoke with a recruiter who said teaching ESL in South Korea would save me loads of money, provide insurance and housing, and allow me to travel and live the adventurer life, I was hooked.

Throwback Thursday: Crystal Cleansing With the $10 Psychic

The reason I knew about the storefront psychic Miss Patricia was because she had once offended my friend.

Do We Need to Discuss Our President’s Net Worth?

There’s a lot of hot gossip about President Trump’s finances right now.

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to pull the wool off our financial questions.

Balancing Disability and a Career

People assume that everyone who is disabled gets financial assistance, and that’s far from the truth. Just like anyone else, we generally have to work.

What I’ve Learned From Fifteen Years in the Entertainment Industry

As someone who has been making media for almost fifteen years, I have not yet made a full-time living from my own creative work.

Checking In With My Savings Plan: September 2018 Edition

In September I received $4,133.95 in freelance income and $121.98 in book royalties, or $4,255.93 total.

Working Smarter, Not Harder Doesn’t Always Pay Off

If you’ve figured out how to automate your workload, are you obliged to tell your employer?

How an Administrative Assistant Who Doesn’t Want to Buy a Condo Does Money

Marian (not her real name) is a 32-year-old administrative assistant in Seattle.

Everything I Did After I Lost My Job

I had never been unemployed in my adult life up to that point. I had no clue what to do.

An Apple GiveBack Update

So I wanted to tell you all how my Apple GiveBack laptop trade-in went, because it turned out to be a MODERATELY FRUSTRATING PROCESS!

Monday Check-In

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

The Cost of a Traditional Wedding: The Engagement Phase

On July 10th, my boyfriend proposed to me while we were on vacation in Ireland.

Financing My Boyfriend’s Dream With My Own

I tried so hard to hide the resentment and worry I felt whenever a joint expense came up. But he knew.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: September 2018 Monthly Check-In

Pull up those balances!

Friday Estimate

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

Three Stories About Endless Loan Payments

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program isn’t actually forgiving many loans.

The Cost of Becoming a Soccer Mom

My 10-year-old is now in his second year on a competitive travel soccer team.

This Week in Pods

NBC is changing up the way it shows ads to consumers who still watch advertisements.