How People Without Parents Do Money

Theoretically, it’s our parents who teach us about money, the technicalities of how to handle it, but also how we might feel about it as a concept and approach it through a moral lens. But what about when our parents die before they can teach us anything?

Revenge Giving, or Giving Out Of Spite

When you give money to a cause you know a person would hate, and you do it in their name.

Counselor, World Traveler, Wrangler of Young Jews: A Hiring History

I was in my bed in that slim space between being awake and asleep when I realized I was in my 30’s and hadn’t been to grad school yet.

The Specter of Our Horrible Bosses

What horrible bosses teach us.

How Some Women Said Yes to the Dress

Yo girl, what’d your wedding dress cost?

Things To Do At Work Instead Of Working (An Incomplete List)

Rampant, rampant gchatting.

My Last Hundred Bucks: “Grown up” Purchases

What happened to your last hundo, Chanel Dubofsky?

5 Fiscal Decisions of Relative Importance in 2012

Decisions were made.

Places I’ve Lived: Oberlin, Crafty Mice, and a Revolving Door of Roommates

It seems like all of the places I’ve lived, to a certain degree, have been about a combination of making the space my own and trying not to care about what people think, while I work on carving out a life that I believe in and actually only needs to feel good to me.