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  1. ask a boss
    ‘How Do I Say No to Administrative Tasks That Aren’t My Responsibility?’Once you start doing them, it can be hard to stop, because you become the person with the track record of doing them well.
  2. ¡hola papi!
    Hola Papi: ‘Nothing Is Going Right For Me’“In living a life, there are bound to be many, many mistakes. Maybe mistakes isn’t even the right word for our trials and errors. They are steps.”
  3. money talks
    3 Women on How Much It Cost to Get Married in 2022“My sense of money got so warped that it stopped being real to me.”
  4. your next move
    ‘Why Do I Outgrow Jobs So Quickly?’It’s your responsibility to make each role your own once you settle into a new company.
  5. ¡hola papi!
    ‘How Can I Learn to Be More Present?’When we accept that there are things beyond our control, it’s easier to live in the moment.
  6. my two cents
    ‘What If I Never Own a Home?’Homeownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be — especially in this market.
  7. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Keeps Trying to Undermine Me’It doesn’t take a psychology degree to see that he feels insecure.
  8. seeing someone
    ‘My Husband Hates Our Open Marriage!’You deserve to have your desires fulfilled. But proceed carefully.
  9. money talks
    ‘What Happened After I Quit’Five women reflect on the financial fallout of their own “Great Resignation,” a year later.
  10. your next move
    ‘How Do I Show I Can Handle Jobs I’m Not Fully Qualified For?’Telling the right story will make the hiring manager confident in your abilities.
  11. my two cents
    ‘Should I Let My Estranged Dad Pay My Student Loans?’If you can, just take the money and run.
  12. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Is Taking One of My Reports. I’m Humiliated.’An individual employee’s feelings generally shouldn’t be big drivers of reporting structures.
  13. ¡hola papi!
    ‘Am I Undatable?’You contain things worth sharing and appreciating. The trick is to believe that even when you’re driving solo.
  14. encounter
    I Hate How Much I Don’t Hate Nick Viall’s Dating AdviceWe sat down with the surprisingly helpful former Bachelor.
  15. my two cents
    ‘How Do I Tell My Friends About My Six-Figure Inheritance?’To start, ask yourself what you hope to accomplish by telling them.
  16. your next move
    ‘I Feel Like I Let Down My Bosses by Taking Another Job’It’s okay to move on. Here are some ways to ease the blow.
  17. my two cents
    ‘I’m Finally Making $55K, But I’m Scared It Won’t Last’The best antidote to anxiety is to create a safety net.
  18. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants Me Back in the Office Full Time. Can I Push Back?’The more your employer doesn’t want to lose you, and the more willing you are to leave, the stronger the position you’re in for this discussion.
  19. ¡hola papi!
    ‘My Average Life Is Smothering Me’You don’t need to blow the whole thing up. You just need a pressure valve.
  20. your next move
    ‘I’m Homesick. How Do I Convince My Boss to Let Me Move to Another City?’If you truly want to keep this job, you need to determine what may make your boss nervous about you working remotely and address those concerns.
  21. my two cents
    ‘I’m Good at Saving, But I’m Still Miserable’Not to oversimplify matters, but what if you thought about money less?
  22. sobriety
    ‘Can I Stay Sober Without Counting the Days Since My Last Drink?’If adding up the days one by one makes you feel bad, rethink the math.
  23. ask a boss
    ‘I’ve Been Overworked for Months and My Manager Won’t Help’You need to be less invested in keeping your office running smoothly.
  24. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Afraid to Fully Embrace My Identity As Nonbinary’Unlike caterpillars who are destined to be butterflies, humans don’t intrinsically know who we’re supposed to become.
  25. your next move
    ‘How Do I Talk About Being Laid Off in a Job Interview?’You were let go, not fired, so there’s no need to lie. Here’s how to confidently explain your situation.
  26. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Wish I Could Start Over With My Ex’There is no reset. There is only deciding: Let’s try something new.
  27. my two cents
    I Know I Should Invest My Money, But It Makes Me AnxiousActually, putting your money in the market is the less risky option in the long-term.
  28. ask a boss
    ‘How Much Time Can I Ask For to Consider a Job Offer?’It can be risky to say you’ll need more than a week.
  29. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Yearning for Awe and Ritual’Awe, glamour, and magic are all around us. Look for wonder, and you will find it. And sometimes, as you well know, it finds you.
  30. my two cents
    My Fiancée Has a Ton of Debt. Should We Do a Prenup?First, make sure you understand what prenups can and cannot do.
  31. your next move
    ‘My Manager Won’t Address My Co-Workers’ Unprofessional Behavior’You can only control yourself, but you can turn this situation to your advantage.
  32. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Terrified at the State of the World’Fear is inevitable. The more useful exercise is figuring out how to live with it, how to react to it and manage it.
  33. my two cents
    What Can We Learn From Recessions Past?Advice for handling the next downturn based on previous ones.
  34. sober questioning
    ‘How Do I Survive Early Sobriety?’Eat the candy, watch Buffy, and find community.
  35. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Feel Guilty About Having So Much Downtime at Work?’Ultimately, you’re being paid to produce certain results, and you are. Whatever you’re doing, it’s working.
  36. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Worry I’m Not ‘Gay Enough’’I think you should worry less about that and more about doing gay stuff you enjoy.
  37. my two cents
    ‘I Can’t Stop Worrying About Money, Even Though I Have Enough’Your anxiety is valid. You just need a plan for dealing with it.
  38. your next move
    ‘Can I Back Out of a Job Offer a Week Before My Start Date?’It’s never too late — but you don’t know what connections you may be burning.
  39. self
    How to Help Your Friend Through DivorceThere’s not a perfect universal script we can use to respond. But here are a few places to start.
  40. my two cents
    How to Find a Financial AdviserAnd how to know if you really need one.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘The New Hires at Work Are Driving Me Up a Wall’Clarifying for yourself what you do and don’t need to act on will help make the situation more bearable.
  42. my two cents
    ‘I’m Retiring From Sex Work With $1 Million. What Next?’Your financial situation may be unusual, but changing careers is not.
  43. your next move
    ‘Should I Try to Use an Outside Job Offer to Get a Promotion?’Leveraging an external offer is helpful to get a promotion at your current job, but it takes some finesse.
  44. my two cents
    ‘How We Paid Off $200,000 in Debt in 5 Years’Julien and Kiersten Saunders wanted more control over their time and their money. Now they want you to follow their lead.
  45. ask a boss
    ‘My Job Offer Was Rescinded After I Asked for More Money’I realize it’s cold comfort right now, but you’re better off not working for a company that’s hostile to employees who advocate for their own worth.
  46. my two cents
    ‘I Inherited Money, But I’m Already Blowing Through It’First, you need to acknowledge that you are the person in control here.
  47. your next move
    ‘Is It Worth Taking a New Job With a More Junior Title But Better Pay?’I wouldn’t let a title change be the determining factor in your final decision.
  48. ¡hola papi!
    ‘Should I Tell First Dates I’m Rich?’It’s a bad idea to bribe people for their affections.
  49. my two cents
    How to Prepare for a RecessionBecause you probably should.
  50. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Tell My Boss About Problems at Home?’If your safety is threatened or your work is affected, yes.
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