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Don't Buy This: Pre-Chopped Fruits and Vegetables Are a Big Waste of Money

Don’t let your chronic laziness get the best of you. Simply taking the time to chop food yourself can save $100 a month (or more).
Jubilee Baez
6.25.19
Travel

I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points

Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.
Jenny Hart
1.15.19
spending

How to Do a Zero Dollar Day—And Why You’ll Want to Try It

Drop your spending to nothing to find out where your money actually goes and start taking control of your finances.
Amanda Bert
1.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Aren't 'Killing' Industries, We're Just Broke, Study Finds

According to the Federal Reserve, "Millennials are less well off than members of earlier generations when they were young."
Harry Cheadle
12.2.18
spending

Don’t Buy This: Never Pay to Check a Bag at the Airport

Remember, you never need more than seven days worth of clothing — all of which should easily fit in a carry-on bag.
Melissa Locker
11.18.18
money brain

Why My Husband and I Don’t Share Our Money

I made the choice to keep my finances separate from my husband, and four years later, I’d still never consider pooling our money.
Evie Carrick
10.26.18
VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Use a Credit Card

How much you charge and how vigilant you are about paying your bill can affect everything from whether a landlord will rent to you to how much interest you’ll owe in the future.
Gina Ragusa
9.19.18
research

The Truth About How Much Happiness Money Can Buy

Yes, money helps you like your life, but how much you enjoy it depends on how you get it and how you spend it.
Paulette Perhach
9.17.18
spending

How to Find a Therapist You Can Actually Afford

With a single session costing as much as $300 in some cities, mental health care can feel more like a privilege than a right. We asked practitioners and patients alike for tips on how to make it work.
Ilana Novick
9.9.18
spending

Grocery Store or Restaurant? A Simple Rule of Thumb for Buying Your Next Meal

My biggest money weakness is impulse buying prepared food and drinks. Here’s a neat idea for cutting down on these unplanned expenses without cutting out the fun.
Anita Hamilton
9.4.18
money brain

Most Money Advice Is Worthless When You’re Poor

Savings tips are classist garbage and belong in the trash.
Talia Jane
9.1.18
spending

Stop Wasting Money on Fancy Body Scrubs

When you're trying to relax, the high price of store-bought body scrubs can make you even more stressed. Here's how to DIY some delicious ones at home using simple household ingredients like brown sugar, salt, and oatmeal.
Gina Ragusa
8.28.18
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