personal finance


How to Be Less Terrible with Your Money

We asked a money expert how to stop wasting all our money on frivolous crap.
Kit Caless
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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

At Underearners Anonymous, Being Broke Is a 'Disease'

According to this 12-step programme, having no money is basically a personal failing.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria

Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots

A professor explains what's going on with the so-called cryptocurrency and why it's probably too late to make a fortune off of it.
Allie Conti
personal finance

I Bought a Flat and It Ruined My Life

Nearly a decade after the collapse of the housing bubble, I'm still feeling the consequences.
Mike Tunison

Dating While Skint Is Terrible, and Not for the Obvious Reasons

How could I talk about building a foreseeable future with another person when so much of my own hinged on making just a little bit more an hour?
Sajae Elder

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Financial Experts Told Us Just How Bad a Deal Trump University Was for Students

Taking on more credit card debt to invest in real estate is not a good strategy, it turns out.
VICE Staff

You Are a Whore, and That's Okay

Let artist, comedian, and activist Casey Jane Ellison help you come to terms with the fact that you, indeed, are a number.
Alyssa Buffenstein
The VICE Guide to Finance

I Tried to Save Money and Eat Healthy and It Nearly Ruined My Life

I ate homemade gruel and "nutritionally complete" meal replacement snacks for a week. I was completely destroyed by the end of it.
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to Finance

I Asked an Expert to Explain How I Could Get Out from Under My Mountain of Student Loan Debt

I'm over £65,000 in the hole, and thanks to interest my debt pile keeps getting bigger. Is there anything I can do?
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to Finance

Can You Actually Get Rich Selling Weed?

When I was growing up, drug dealers always seemed to have cushy jobs that were a license to print money. But what are the actual economics behind the legal and illegal sides of the marijuana industry?
Allie Conti