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personal finance

Should I Be Worried About a Recession Crashing the Economy?

What the worst stock-trading day of 2019 means for your bank account and why investors are freaking out about a recession.
Anne Gaviola
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How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Competitive Dancer

Meet Andrew "Pyro" Chung, a former factory worker and Costco cart collector turned street dancer and studio owner.
Anne Gaviola

Meet the Superfans Spending Tens of Thousands on Escape Rooms

“I didn’t think I’d ever be into something so much as I am escape rooms. Now everyone knows me as 'Escape Room Girl.'"
Justin Caffier

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