fees

money brain

Never Get Charged for a “Free” Trial Again

It’s easy to forget to cancel a free trial and wind up paying for a subscription service you don't really want. Here are five ways to make sure that never, ever happens to you again.
Molly Kay
1.28.19
banks

How Banks and Lenders Are Helping Workers Affected by the Government Shutdown

Many federal workers aren't getting paid. Here’s how some banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are helping them out.
Funto Omojola
1.11.19
spending

Don’t Buy This: There's No Reason to Pay Maintenance Fees on Your Bank Account

You shouldn't have to pay your bank for the privilege of storing your money for you. Here’s how to avoid these fees entirely.
Funto Omojola
1.9.19
spending

25 Things You Never Need to Buy

Easy ways to save money, be kinder to the environment, and be a smarter consumer all year long.
Gina Ragusa
12.27.18
money brain

Don’t Buy This: Only Suckers Pay ATM Fees

There's really no reason to pay an ATM fee ever again.
Gina Ragusa
8.6.18
Criminal Justice

Parents Forced to Pay for Their Kids' Jail Time Are Getting Refunds

In California, families were billed for their kids' incarceration—even when they were innocent. Now some of them are getting checks in the mail.
Eli Hager
1.8.18
college debt

Colleges are finally figuring out the tuition is too damn high

Matt Phillips
10.10.17
News

The Story of the ‘Accidental’ $137K Bitcoin Payment Just Got Very Strange

Some lessons in life are priceless, but this one wasn't.
Jordan Pearson
4.26.16
News

The Dream of Buying a Coffee With Bitcoin Is Dying, If It’s Not Already Dead

“It’s a usability nightmare.”
Jordan Pearson
3.2.16
News

Is Bitcoin Under Attack?

The latest blow-up could have more malicious origins than originally imagined.
Jordan Pearson
3.1.16
News

Scribd Is Culling Erotica Because Popularity Is Just Another Route to Failure

Fans of romance and erotica prove that nothing works on the damn internet.
Ben Richmond
7.2.15
tickets

The Lawsuit to End Ticketmaster's Monopoly on the Golden State Warriors

Ticketmaster and the Warriors have eliminated competition in the secondary ticket market and StubHub is suing to change that.
Jack Moore
4.3.15