“It’s unclear where one can live comfortably, affordably, & ethically in New York.”

If the housing situation is Portland is rough, the situation in New York is galactically bad, apocalyptically bad, as bad as those first three Star Wars prequels.

I Can’t Afford A Second Kid

We’d rather live in the city that never sleeps than have a second baby who sometimes sleeps.

Raising Business-Smart Children

How will following this list of rules make our children “business-smart”?

Hilariously Bad Financial Advice You Should Not Take But Should Enjoy Reading Nonetheless

“When you care about your 401k, your life is just ‘K.'” I don’t know what that means, but I’d like it carved on my tombstone.

Fifteen Is The Magic Number

New York is poised to be the most recent success in the ongoing national Fight For $15.

Pretty Sure I Deserve A “Wife Bonus”

“Access to your husband’s money might feel good. But it can’t buy you the power you get by being the one who earns.”

1 in 21 New Yorkers Is A Millionaire, & More Fun Facts About The Rich!

“Millionaires saved only 14% a year on average.”

How A Job-Hopping Latina Does Money

“It just hit me. I don’t have to stay here, I can live and work somewhere else, it’s not the end of the world.”

The Cost Of Things: A Visit To The Cat Cafe

All I ever want to do is chill in a room full of cats, so if you are similarly minded, the Meow Parlour is an excellent idea. But, and I can’t emphasize this enough, no matter how much money you pay, they’re still cats and therefore fuzzy jerks.

How a Times Square Spider-Man Does Money

“I was working full time at a clothing factory lifting boxes, but the company closed down and I was out of a job. Then I was walking by Times Square one day and saw the dressed-up characters. I asked one of them about the job, went out and bought an outfit, and I’ve been here for six months.”