Emily Bloch

Emily Bloch

Emily Bloch is a multimedia journalist who has covered music, entertainment and politics for regional and national publications including Fort Lauderdale Magazine and Teen Vogue. Emily is a director of the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University, where she served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper. She currently is a Southwest Broward County reporter for the Sun Sentinel.

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How Much Is Too Much for Wedding Music?

June 19, 2017

Some pro musicians are doing wedding tours between release tours. But at $7,000 a song, you have better options.

average American spending

QUIZ: Do You Know American Spending Habits?

June 5, 2017

It’s like a really sad version of ‘The Price is Right,’ because the only prize is knowing how people budget

geeky subscription boxes

Are Geeky Subscription Boxes Worth the Price?

May 29, 2017

Pay up, get quirky mystery goods on a regular basis. We break down the value of some popular services.

Ed Sheeran

You Should Manage Your Money Like Ed Sheeran

May 22, 2017

Turns out, the millionaire knows a thing or two about saving.

live music concert

10 Music Festival Money-Saving Tips

May 15, 2017

Festival season doesn’t have to leave you broke

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Spotify Wants Users to Commit to a Paid Subscription

May 8, 2017

A new deal with Universal Music Group could force millions to shell out $10 a month — here’s why it’s worth it.

Debt.com Illustration by Ivan Benavides: Millennial woman listening to music on a paid music steaming service

Streaming is Making the Music Industry More — and Costing You Less

April 24, 2017

Last year, streaming made most of the music industry’s revenue. Here’s how it affects you.

vinyl record sales

Vinyl’s Not Dead

April 17, 2017

Physical music sales would be in the toilet if it weren’t for this analog anomaly

Celebrity net worth

QUIZ: The Mo’ Money Matchup

April 10, 2017

Who’s worth more: Ashlee or Jessica Simpson? Jack or Meg White? This interactive quiz will tell you which celebrity’s got more green.

singers and songs about debt

10 Songs About Debt That Aren’t by The Beatles, ABBA or Pink Floyd

April 3, 2017

Because let’s face it — those aren’t relevant anymore

Chance the Rapper

What Chance The Rapper Could Do With Money from His Apple Music Deal

March 27, 2017

How fast could a hip hop artist spend down half a million dollars? If it’s up to us… pretty quickly.

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7 Things Taylor Swift Could Buy If She Went Crazy

March 20, 2017

Her gym bag costs more than a MacBook, so we could see her spending this much…

Debt.com Pricey Video still shot: Recipe for 1 Taylor Swift, Net Worth $250 million

How Many Squad Members Make Up One Taylor Swift?

March 13, 2017

Our recipe breaks down the pop star’s long list of friends to see whose net worths compare


Joke’s On Us — Nickelback Sign Multimillion Dollar Contract

March 6, 2017

The ultimate meme band is set to release its ninth studio album on BMG records.

Eric Church tickets

Country artist claps back at ticket scalpers

February 27, 2017

Eric Church gets the final laugh at re-sellers by canceling their tickets and putting them back on sale.

Chance the Rapper wins Grammys

Chance The Rapper: The Cheapest Grammy Winner Ever

February 13, 2017

He won multiple awards without a record contract — or even a CD. Here’s how he did it.

Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl

How Much Is Lady Gaga Getting Paid to Perform at the Super Bowl?

January 30, 2017

The answer may surprise you…

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20 Crazy Things Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You To Waste Money On

December 14, 2016

Don’t get Gooped. We’ll help you find the stuff in Paltrow’s annual gift guide for a fraction of the price.

We could all use a little help when it's time to build a credit history. Here's what I went through.

Quiz: What Can’t You Buy with a Credit Card?

February 16, 2015

The answers might surprise you.

Student loan quiz

Quiz: How Should I Pay Off My Student Debt?

January 20, 2015

Got no idea how to pay back your student loans? The sooner you start thinking about that, the better — and we’re here to help.

Last-minute gifts

Last-Minute Gift Shopping for Lazy People

December 22, 2014

Everything everyone wants for Christmas is on Amazon Prime.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Gift Guide sucks

Shop Like Gwyneth Paltrow For A Fraction Of The Price

November 20, 2014

Can you tell the difference between a $1,995 earring and a $10 one? Check out our alternative to Paltrow’s overpriced gift guide.

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5 extreme backpacks for under $100 — and how you can win your own

August 19, 2014

It’s back-to-school shopping time. Find an outrageous backpack and we might buy it for you.

Enter our Ninja Turtles contest!

The “Cowabunga!” Contest

August 12, 2014

Find your dream Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toy and we just might buy it for you.