A $10,000 Question of the Day

What if someone offered you money to name your baby?

Cheer And Loathing In Las Vegas: Working At Zappos In 2015

What does Zappos color shift from “Green” to “Teal” entail, and what are the ramifications of having a corporation function like a mood ring? New Republic launched a #longread investigation into the Vegas-based company to find out.

Stealing Time

My sister will sometimes say, “Can’t chat, got to work,” reminding me that she is less distractible than I am, and correspondingly more successful.

The Cost of Making Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Let’s figure out if making slow cooker beef stew is the type of thing that’s going to benefit me financially, or if it’s going to be another $17 thing of homemade muesli.

Malia’s College Search!

Now that she’s a high school senior and gets to set her own agenda, Malia is trying to figure out where to go next. Stanford? Berkeley? Harvard? Back to the city for NYU? Somewhere lower profile?

What I Learned About Money After Growing Up With A Parent Who’s An Addict

My father had a heroin problem. Although he didn’t mean to, he taught me a lot about personal finance in the process.

Getting Our To-Do List Right

So many to-do lists.

LinkedIn’s Class Action Lawsuit Is Waiting for Your Response

Who among us activated LinkedIn’s “Add Connections” feature? I did not—but now I kinda wish I had, because LinkedIn is planning to pay out $13 million to users who elected to Add Connections.

Since Living Alone

The only person who might interrupt my thoughts is me.

IUDs For Everyone! $50 A Pop

Why should your birth control cost more than an iPhone?