How A Music Therapist With Four Jobs and $200K In Loans Does Money

In total I have $36K and $18K in private loans, owed to 2 different banks. It gets to the point when you’re like, “It probably makes more sense for me to pay my loans than to buy vegetables, because I don’t want to miss a payment and fall into a bad situation with my credit.” So I was eating a lot of ramen.

An Interview With the Internet’s Favorite House Hunter

As a young New York City resident I’ll admit I initially didn’t want to follow House Hunting. I know this sounds crazy, but following the blog—as charming as it was—felt like potentially opening a portal to a life (or lives) free from NYC real estate. Like: Moving to a place where I can have a cottage for $500 a month.

How a Faith Healer Does Money

Jason Cooper is a traveling faith healer and speaker/pastor at Cityreach Schenectady who lives with his wife and two daughters in a condo in Schenectady, NY.

‘Moneytripping’ Across the U.S.

This summer, Bailey Reutzel decided to quit her job and drive across the country interviewing people about how they are making do (or not) in the post-financial-crisis America.

Joseph Stiglitz on Fighting Inequality

“The real battle is to make sure their billions offset the people power.”

An Interview With a 17-Year-Old Theater Accountant

“I really like how structured it is and how it makes you think. It’s not so much about math, it’s about finding the appropriate place to put a number. It’s sort of like solving a puzzle. Each amount of money is it’s own little piece and once you place them all together and they fit your budget, it’s like you’ve solved the puzzle.”

How A Compulsive Worrier In The Midwest Does Money

“He makes sure I don’t go too far off the saving deep end, and I make sure we have enough money to pay all the bills.”

How a College Student from an Affluent Native American Tribe Does Money

Emily is a college sophomore living on the East Coast. She belongs to a prosperous Native American tribe in California.

Getting Feedback After a Job Rejection

Five years ago, I applied to a visitor services position at a museum that I was really hoping to get, and had a positive interview experience. Sadly, I didn’t get the job, but someone gave me that tip that I should ask the interviewer about the outstanding qualities they found in the candidate they ended up choosing as a way for me to get feedback for improvement. Have you ever received feedback from a potential employer about your interview performance or how they perceived your skills and experience? Is this too much to ask?

How a Person Living a Nomadic Lifestyle Does Money

Kavi Guppta is a 27-year-old “nomadic journalist.”He writes for Forbes and other publications while traveling around the globe with his 27-year-old partner and fellow writer,Kristen Marano. Kavi and Kristen have been on the road for about nine months.