The VICE Guide to Finance

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 $15 billion valuation? I tried really hard.
Allie Conti
8.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

It Might Be Time to Leave Your Big Bank

On today's episode, Allie Conti considers the pros and cons of major institutions like Wells Fargo, and smaller, less popular community banks and credit unions.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
The VICE Guide to Finance

The Big Bank You're Using Is Probably Ripping You Off

Switching to an alternative is easier than you think.
Allie Conti
6.15.18
The VICE Guide to Finance

Sometimes It Makes Sense to Make Less Money

Our system is broken.
Allie Conti
1.5.18
The VICE Guide to Finance

Your 401(k) Is Kinda Bullshit

It's certainly better than nothing, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't start demanding better.
Allie Conti
11.27.17
The VICE Guide to Finance

I Asked an Expert How I Could Stop Screwing Up My Taxes

For the first time in my life, I owe the government money. So I went to an accountant to see if there was any way I could get out of paying.
Allie Conti
2.8.16
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. It only cost $10, but I was completely destroyed by the end of it.
Allie Conti
12.15.15
The VICE Guide to Finance

Why Is the Rent So Damn High?

If you live in a big city you're probably spending huge chunks of your paychecks just to keep a roof over your head. Is there any way to fix that?
Allie Conti
11.20.15
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 $100,000 in the hole, and thanks to interest my debt pile keeps getting bigger. Is there anything I can do?
Allie Conti
11.12.15
The VICE Guide to Finance

How to Save Money When You're Young, Dumb, and Broke

Thinking about the future is hard when your brain keeps telling you to blow your paycheck on shiny things and booze.
VICE Staff
11.4.15
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
10.30.15
The VICE Guide to Finance

Is the Junk I Collected as a 90s Kid Actually Worth Money Today?

I still have heaps of pogs, Pokémon cards, and Beanie Babies clogging up my parents' closets—could my preteen hoarding habits help pay my rent?
Allie Conti
10.23.15
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