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  1. my two cents
    How Do I Save Up an Emergency Fund?Saving money isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be so hard, either.
  2. work
    All the Jobs Lost Last Month Reportedly Belonged to WomenAccording to a new analysis, 140,000 jobs were lost in December 2020 — all of them held by women.
  3. my two cents
    ‘I Actually Saved Money in 2020. What Should I Do With It?’Don’t just focus on an emergency fund — figure out what you actually want to save for.
  4. my two cents
    Money Lessons From a Truly Terrible YearWhat personal finance experts learned from 2020.
  5. my two cents
    What’s the Best Way to Donate to Charity If You Don’t Have a Lot to Give?Advice on putting your money where your mouth is.
  6. my two cents
    ‘I Lost My Job and My Husband Keeps Criticizing My Spending’How to communicate about money when your income gets cut in half.
  7. my two cents
    ‘I Have to Make Money Somehow’Five people on finding creative ways to make money during the economic downturn.
  8. my two cents
    ‘Many of These Women Don’t Even Know They’re Being Abused’Economic abuse was insidious before the pandemic, but COVID has made it worse.
  9. my two cents
    What Does Biden’s Student Loan Plan Mean for You?Breaking down what the president-elect can and can’t do without control of Congress.
  10. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  11. money talks
    ‘I Had a Life in New York. Then I Lost My Job and My Visa.’Now I’m job-hunting in multiple countries and handing over thousands to my immigration lawyer.
  12. my two cents
    Could Knowing Your ‘Money Script’ Help Your Finances?To break bad money habits, it helps to know where they come from.
  13. my two cents
    ‘I Love My Boyfriend, But I Can’t Trust Him With Money’You can’t force him to get his act together, but you can put your foot down if he doesn’t.
  14. money talks
    ‘I Left So Quickly I Didn’t Have Time to Pack My Things’What it costs to lose your job and move back home in the middle of a pandemic.
  15. my two cents
    How to Invest Your 401(K) in Causes You Care AboutOr, at least, divest it from the ones you don’t.
  16. my two cents
    How Can I Get a Job That Pays More Than $40,000 a Year?You need to work on monetizing your skills and your interests.
  17. my two cents
    ‘It Feels Pointless to Save for Retirement Now’Your best option is to stay the course and make a contingency plan in case things go sideways.
  18. money talks
    ‘None of Us Know When We’re Going Back to Work’Three yoga and fitness instructors on trying to make ends meet during the last six months.
  19. 25 famous women on
    How to Negotiate A Salary, According to 25 Famous WomenAdvice from Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Ellen Pompeo, and more.
  20. money talks
    3 Women on Life After Losing Their Jobs“I wake up every morning and I’m like, Okay, what can I get paid for today?
  21. my two cents
    ‘My Credit Card Just Got Canceled and I Don’t Know Why’Being subject to the whims of credit card companies doesn’t feel good, but there are some best practices that can help.
  22. my two cents
    My Friend Asked for a Discount. Should I Give It to Her?Try offering a specific amount of your time at a reduced rate, and stick to those limits.
  23. my two cents
    How Can I Make a Will Without Spending a Fortune?The process can be much simpler and cheaper than you might expect.
  24. money talks
    ‘My Divorce Is Cheap. But Self-Care Is Costing Me Thousands.’What it costs to end your marriage in a pandemic.
  25. my two cents
    Do I Need to Declare Bankruptcy?You may be able to pay off your debt on your own, but it’s good you’re considering your options.
  26. money talks
    What It’s Like to Teach Yoga Over Zoom“I’ve got all my stuff from Brooklyn in my childhood bedroom, and I’ve transformed the whole family room into a yoga space.”
  27. my two cents
    ‘My Boyfriend’s Roommate Is Asking Me for Rent Money’He didn’t sign up to have you there all the time, so it’s reasonable to ask. Here’s why you should say no.
  28. my two cents
    ‘Self Care Shouldn’t Be the End Goal’For Alisha Ramos, the founder of Girls Night In, recent success has been “a little bit uncomfortable.”
  29. write it
    Writing Probably Won’t Pay the BillsSix professional writers talk finances.
  30. my two cents
    How Do I Get My Landlord to Lower My Rent?We’re barreling toward a national housing crisis. Get ready to negotiate.
  31. my two cents
    How to Recover From Losing EverythingTiffany “the Budgetnista” Aliche on digging yourself out of debt.
  32. my two cents
    ‘I’m Sick of Living With My Boyfriend’s Parents to Save Money’You have to separate your financial quandary from your relationship quandary.
  33. my two cents
    ‘I Lost My Job, and My Debt Is Spiraling Out of Control’Start looking for new work. Pretty much anything will be better than trying to live off of $250 a week in New York.
  34. money talks
    ‘I Was Forced to Close My Business, and I Don’t Miss It at All’But at the same time, I’m totally broke and facing financial doom.
  35. my two cents
    How to Make Your Donations CountWhen everything feels so urgent, it’s tough to decide where your money should go.
  36. money talks
    ‘The Bronx Is Not Going to Let This Bookstore Close’We can’t all be out here just for ourselves.
  37. my two cents
    How to Cope With Being Broke, Angry, and AshamedLessons from a financial therapist.
  38. money talks
    ‘I’m 39, Divorced, and I’ve Lost All My Income’The thing that keeps me going is my absolute rage at how poorly this whole situation has been handled.
  39. my two cents
    ‘Might as Well Use This Time to Get a Divorce’Some couples are fixing up their homes. Others are prepping their papers.
  40. my two cents
    How Do I Shop Ethically?There’s no foolproof way to do it, but here are a few things you should think about.
  41. my two cents
    ‘I Hate My Job! Do I Have to Suck It Up Until the Economy Recovers?’You shouldn’t have to torture yourself for a paycheck, but you do need to make a lot of plans.
  42. my two cents
    ‘I Want to Support Businesses in Need — But Can I Afford It?’I’d like to give what I can, but my own situation isn’t very stable. How much is reasonable?
  43. my two cents
    ‘I’m Only Sort of Unemployed, But I’m Going Broke Fast’This won’t be an easy time. So take a breath, look at your finances, and do the math.
  44. my two cents
    ‘I’m Pregnant and My Business Just Collapsed’Good news: You should qualify for a lot of help. Bad news: The process will be messy.
  45. my two cents
    The Best Way to Worry About Money Right NowFocus on what you can control, even if it’s very little.
  46. my two cents
    Is There A Good Money Plan Right Now?It’s time to focus on what you can control.
  47. my two cents
    ‘I Have a Degenerative Medical Condition. Why Should I Save for the Future?’Money gives you more and better options, period.
  48. coronavirus
    How Can We Fight a Pandemic Without Paid Sick Leave?As coronavirus spreads, millions of Americans have to choose between staying home when they’re ill and receiving a paycheck.
  49. the epstein case
    Prince Andrew Reportedly Still Refusing to Cooperate in Epstein CaseU.S. prosecutors say he still hasn’t agreed to be interviewed by the FBI, despite his insistence to the contrary.
  50. living with money
    ‘I Inherited Millions and I’m Hiding It From Everyone’My parents left me a seven-figure inheritance, in cash. I haven’t spent any of it or told anyone.
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