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  1. my two cents
    ‘My Rich Friend Always Pays for Me. Is Our Friendship Doomed?’Her buying you stuff shouldn’t be a central part of your friendship.
  2. my two cents
    ‘I Spent So Much Money on My Wedding, and Now I Can’t Stop!’Wedding price tags get so distorted that it’s easy to forget what’s reasonable (or just stop caring).
  3. my two cents
    ‘I’m Finally Making Money, But It Doesn’t Feel Great’You should spend some time rethinking your priorities now that you have money to spend on them.
  4. my two cents
    How to Trick Yourself Into Shopping LessThe key is to make spending money a little more painful.
  5. my two cents
    ‘Should I Just Give Up on Saving Money?’Cut yourself some slack.
  6. my two cents
    ‘How Am I Supposed to Choose a Credit Card?’You want a card that you’ll have for a long time.
  7. my two cents
    ‘Is It a Bad Idea to Borrow $1K From My Friend?’Make sure you’ve truly exhausted your other options.
  8. my two cents
    ‘Can I Still Charge My Boyfriend Rent Once We’re Married?’If you’re only focused on what’s “fair,” you’re going to run into trouble.
  9. money talks
    Internet Fame Doesn’t Pay the BillsPhoebe Robinson from 2 Dope Queens on the difference between Portlandia and podcasting, when it comes to being paid.
  10. my two cents
    The Case For Having Tightwad FriendsThere’s an upside to feeling like you spend too much.
  11. living with money
    I’m Not Saving 90 Percent of My Income for MyselfAfter all they’ve done for me, I owe it to my parents to support them.
  12. my two cents
    When Lying to Yourself Pays OffWhat do you do when you need to think positive but can’t? Fake it.
  13. my two cents
    How Scammers Trick People Into Thinking They’re WealthyWhat separates a grand larcenist from a would-be mooch?
  14. my two cents
    When Two Bank Accounts Become OneCould pooling your finances make you happier?
  15. living with money
    What It’s Like to Grow Up With More Money Than You’ll Ever SpendAbigail Disney, heiress to the Disney fortune, on being raised with wealth.
  16. q&a
    Abby Wambach Wishes She Didn’t Buy All Those Watches and CarsThe soccer legend retired at 35, but still needs a paycheck.
  17. my two cents
    ‘I’m Terrified of Messing Up Now That I’m Out of Debt’So you made some money mistakes in your 20s. Here’s how to get back on track.
  18. get that money
    What 5 Moms Taught Their Daughters About Saving MoneyFive women share their mothers’ budgeting lessons, from recycling rocks to the “envelope method.”
  19. get that money
    Why Is Stalking People on Venmo So Addictive?I can’t look away from my friends’ (and ex’s) Venmo feeds.
  20. get that money
    When Asking for More Money BackfiresYou need a raise. But getting it isn’t always a yes-or-no question.
  21. payday
    ‘I Make Six Figures As a Travel Influencer’Former French teacher Oneika Raymond now gets paid to travel the world.
  22. living with money
    The Slippery Slope of Dating Someone With a Trust Fund“It was great to eat at nice restaurants and go on cool trips, but it was also scary and weird.”
  23. get that money
    Trying to Buy HappinessTo me, it means having a sensible plan.
  24. secret side hustles
    ‘It’s Like I’m a Naked Shrink’What it’s like to have a side gig as a tantric masseuse.
  25. money
    What My Immigrant Family Taught Me About MoneyMy grandmother kept cash in a shoebox hidden in her closet.
  26. my two cents
    The Fear of Losing It AllWhat happens to your brain when you worry about money.
  27. money
    How to Be a Writer and Still Get Really, Really RichJessica Knoll can afford a Porsche, a house, and expensive therapy.
  28. secret side hustles
    The Nurse Who Sells Her Own Breast Milk Online“Mothers who have an organic or vegan diet will charge up to $3 per ounce, but I’m just not that sort of woman.”
  29. work
    How I Get It Done: Suze Orman Gives Money Advice From Her Private Island“I do not wear makeup when I’m on the island. I don’t care what my hair looks like.”
  30. payday
    Beyoncé’s Underwear Designer Quit Her Job in Banking to Learn to SewNubian Skin founder Ade Hassan always had bigger ambitions.
  31. get that money
    Unlearning My Buffet MentalityWhen it comes to money, my gauge has been off.
  32. q&a
    Cat Marnell Pays Taxes NowAfter two years of living abroad in cheap hotels, the writer is ready to get back to work.
  33. advice
    Why We’ll Never Get Rid of Our Money AnxietiesBut here’s how to manage the worst of them.
  34. money
    I Babysit for the One Percent“I once opened a bathroom cabinet to find boxes upon boxes of unopened skin-care products totaling literally thousands of dollars.”
  35. payday
    What Is Success Supposed to Feel Like?Writer Megan Abbott has finally made it big in Hollywood — but she doesn’t always feel that way.
  36. my two cents
    My Parents Think I Can’t Support Myself Financially. What If They’re Right?You’re the one who needs convincing, not your parents.
  37. q&a
    How I Get It Done: Money Expert Farnoosh Torabi Splurges on a Personal StylistThe author and podcast host on being the breadwinner, affording a personal stylist, and splitting finances with her husband.
  38. secret side hustles
    The Publicist Who Dreads Getting Caught for Her Illegal Airbnb“I see this money as part of my income, and I depend on it. If we got found out, I’d have trouble paying my bills.”
  39. living with money
    My Deep, Burning Class RageI’m angry at everyone who’s had it easy.
  40. get that money
    How Much Money Means You Don’t Have to Worry?I feel guilty about making more than my parents, and envious of the friends who make more than me.
  41. q&a
    What Winning $250,000 at Poker Taught Me About MoneyAt first, The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova was just writing about poker. Then she started winning.
  42. get that money
    Actually, Women Do Ask for Money. They Just Don’t Get It.Here’s the real reason why you didn’t get that raise.
  43. my two cents
    Welcome to Your Financial ReckoningTax season is here. It’s time to get in control.
  44. q&a
    Kathy Griffin Bought Her ‘F*ck You’ House for $10.5 Million in Cash“Sometimes I just walk around this big house going, ‘F*ck you, Hollywood, I f*cking love this house!’”
  45. living with money
    The Year I Destroyed My FinancesI asked myself, who made these rules and what’s really going to happen if I don’t follow them?
  46. living with money
    I Retired at 38. Here’s What I Didn’t Expect.Quitting my career in my prime wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be.
  47. payday
    What I Bought With My Oprah’s Book Club MoneyAuthor Tayari Jones never thought her writing would pay the bills. Then, Oprah called.
  48. money
    My Year of Living Like My Rich FriendShopping with her was like buying drugs and doing the drugs, simultaneously.
  49. q&a
    Aminatou Sow on Making $300,000 and Sending Money to Her Family“I spend money like somebody who’s going to die. I don’t believe in hoarding it.”
  50. secret side hustles
    The Music Teacher Who Travels the World As a Mystery Shopper“My boss doesn’t know I do this, and I’ve had a couple of close calls.”
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