How an Entry-level Investment Banker Does Money

“The general finance mentality is that you don’t spend a lot of money during the week, so during the weekend — the weekends that they are not working — they like to spend a lot. They want to get a girlfriend or just hook up with girls, and it takes money to go out and meet girls.”

How To Make Your 30s Work For You, Money-Wise

Life happens in your 30s: you may make more as you partner up and/or advance in your career; but you might also get laid off, have children, go to grad school, move, buy a house, have to deal with the death of your parents, or face any of a number of other challenges that make you put saving on hold.

How Do We Pay Regular Bills With Irregular Income?

The Ways We Make Money As Minors

Meet your Next Gen financial overlords, America. They dine on caviar and apple juice.

One American’s Search for a Bank Account Abroad

Stocking up on GBP became my new hobby.

Women Are Saving More But Have Saved Less

Men aren’t saving as much proportionally but, because of a glitch in the system that works in their favor (patriarchy), they have more total.

Checks and Balances: One Lady’s Haphazard Finances

I know how to balance a checkbook because my mother taught me how the day I opened my first checking account in the spring of 2003.

Link Roundup! Fee-less Banks; Bankable Stars; When Success Isn’t a Straight Line

Success is not a straight line; success is a sine curve, even for the Internet famous. That can be really, really hard to remember, and harder still to admit.

Screwing Myself With The Credit Card I Swore I’d Pay Off Every Month

I am a person who puts debit cards in her pocket and then leaves them there, and then goes a week without it and is just like, “Okay, I don’t know where my debit card is, I know it’s somewhere in a coat pocket or a jeans pocket or a tote bag, I’ll look for it later.”

C is for Collateral

Loans with collateral are referred to as “secured debt,” and loans without as “unsecured debt.”