money

QUICK MATHS

Hey: How Much Money Do You Have To Earn Before You Go Weird?

The simple answer is, ‘however much Elon Musk makes’. The complex answer is: also, ‘however much Elon Musk makes’
Joel Golby
4 days ago
prison

All the Terrible Things You See and Learn as a Guard in a Private Prison

Journalist Shane Bauer worked undercover in a Louisiana prison for four months. What he discovered was shocking.
Seth Ferranti
4 days ago
gig economy

I Tried to Get Rich in the 'Side Hustle' Economy

But "Airtasker" wouldn't even let me clean up a dead mouse.
Patrick Heardman
9.12.18
Views My Own

Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price

Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.
Nathan Schneider
9.12.18
weddings

People Tell Us About Ridiculous Wedding Requests

Sometimes an open bar comes at a price.
Allison Tierney
8.30.18
money

The Living Wage Doesn't Work: So What Now?

The government's so-called living wage is keeping people in poverty.
Tom Whyman
8.28.18
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.20.18
Pay-Day Diary

Pay-Day Diary: A Journalist Living in London On £27,000

What do young men spend their money on? Turns out: Lucozade, McDonald's and cocaine.
Anonymous
8.17.18
Late Capitalism

It's Capitalism's Fault That Young People Prefer Socialism

Also to blame: Democrats and liberals.
Matt Taylor
8.15.18
The VICE Guide to Finance

My Infuriating, Elaborate Quest to Get Rich by Investing in Juul

Can a regular person get in on the ground floor of a privately-owned vape company with a roughly £11 billion valuation? I tried really hard.
Allie Conti
8.9.18
Views My Own

That Viral Money Diary by a Rich Intern Is Good, Actually

It's not the privileged 21-year-old's fault that our society is so maddeningly unequal.
Harry Cheadle
7.19.18
money

'Generation Wealth' Shows How Capitalism Makes Fools of Us All

The new documentary lays bare our nation's addiction to conspicuous consumption.
Eileen G'Sell
7.19.18