Library Books On Table

5 Ways To Save Money At Your Public Library

November 21, 2017 | Deb Hipp

Hint: Only the last one involves books.

Man playing PC game with microtransactions

Microtransactions Are the Future of Gaming

October 30, 2017 | Thomas Chiles

They are here to stay and keep you spending — whether you like it or not.

celebrity debt

Celebrity Money: 90s Stars’ Weird Finances

August 1, 2017 | Kerri Covington

How these celebs handled their money during the month of July

Millennial spending is tipping the scales on discretionary spending on things like alcohol, dining out and caffeine.

Millennials Spend More on Going Out Than Past Generations

August 1, 2017 | Ryan Lynch

From coffee to happy hours, Millennials can’t resist dropping the cash. Illustration by Ivan Benavides: 5 Male penny-pinching characters from movies and TV around broken piggy bank

5 Penny-Pinching TV And Movie Characters

July 25, 2017 | Zina Kumok

A rundown of some of the most frugal TV and movie characters who know when to put their wallet down Illustration by Ivan Benavides: 5 Big Spenders in Movies and TV throw money in the air

5 TV And Movie Characters That Can’t Stop Spending

July 24, 2017 | Zina Kumok

A look at characters that can’t seem to stop emptying their wallets, and as a result, suffer the consequences

A pile of marijuana leaves: These interesting statistics about marijuana users in the U.S. in 2017 may shock you

Breaking The Stoner Stereotype 

June 23, 2017 | Gregory Cox

Study shows the typical marijuana smoker works full-time and is educated. 15 percent make over $100,000

Flying pet peeves

Americans Are Spending Less on Vacation This Year

June 22, 2017 | Gregory Cox

And spending less time on vacation away from work

Johnny Depp's money troubles started with excessive spending and ended with divorce

Johnny Depp and Excessive Spending

June 22, 2017 | Lance Dollar

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is just as reckless in real life

The top 5 states for most common male and female first names in the U.S.

How Much Is Too Much for Wedding Music?

June 19, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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

Marcus from Minimally Nerdy

The “Geek Life” Nearly Ruined Marcus’ Finances

June 7, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski

His collection of action figures, games and comics defined him, but he transformed.

geeky subscription boxes

Are Geeky Subscription Boxes Worth the Price?

May 29, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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 | Emily Bloch

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

live music concert

10 Music Festival Money-Saving Tips

May 15, 2017 | Emily Bloch

Festival season doesn’t have to leave you broke

Spotify paid subscription

Spotify Wants Users to Commit to a Paid Subscription

May 8, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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

Amazon Cardboard Boxes

If You’ve Got a Teen, You’ve Got Amazon Prime

April 25, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Amazon Prime has turned into a must-have for homes with teens in them. If you’ve got kids, it’s likely you’ll have Amazon Prime. 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 | Emily Bloch

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

singers and songs about debt

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

April 3, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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 | Emily Bloch

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

Illustration of Taylor Swift riding a swan

7 Things Taylor Swift Could Buy If She Went Crazy

March 20, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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

netflix subscription

Netflix Is More Valuable Than Cable TV

March 17, 2017 | Joe Pye

Almost half of cable subscribers feel it isn’t worth the money.

monthly subscription service

Before You Sign Up for That Cool New Monthly Subscription…

March 16, 2017 | Make Change

…consider the hell of trying to cancel it 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 | Emily Bloch

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 | Emily Bloch

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 | Emily Bloch

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

netflix and chill

Netflix Shows Are So Good, Couples Are Cheating

February 17, 2017 | Joe Pye

The majority of couples around the world are watching ahead of each other.

Chance the Rapper wins Grammys

Chance The Rapper: The Cheapest Grammy Winner Ever

February 13, 2017 | Emily Bloch

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

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If You Were a Real Falcons Fan, You’d Give This Up

February 7, 2017 | Joe Pye

Most Americans say they would trade these work benefits just to see their team claim the Super Bowl.

Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl

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

January 30, 2017 | Emily Bloch

The answer may surprise you…

cast of Gilmore girls

5 Reasons to Skip Black Friday Shopping and Binge Watch the Gilmore Girls Revival

November 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan

It saves you money and frankly you’ve got important things to do.

Gilmore Girls and money

The 22 biggest money moments on Gilmore Girls

November 16, 2016 | Dori Zinn

As Netflix prepares to release more Gilmore Girls, we take a look back at the sometimes hard-to-believe spending in the original show.

Investing in fantasy football?

The Most Expensive Cities to Catch a Football Game

September 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn

How much does it cost you to see your NFL home team take the field? Not all football stadiums are created equal.

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25 Music Festivals For Under $100

September 6, 2016 | Carissa Giard

Can’t shell out $400 for Coachella tickets? Check out our list of 25 festivals around America that you can attend for way less —just spend the rest on beer, food and merch. Project Pabst Where: Portland, OR When: August 26-28 How much: $90 Headliners: Duran Duran, Tame Impala, Ice Cube, Ween Where: Atlanta, GA When: […]

Dvorkin On Debt: Pokemon Go Should Be Pokemon Dough

July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.

Pokémon Go “The Butterfree Effect”

July 14, 2016 | Jonathan Weitzenfeld

Our office is going crazy for Pokemon Go too! We can’t believe all the stuff that’s happening in the news!

Pokemon GO: The latest gaming craze has arrived, but is it safe, and will you play it? Tell us!

July 14, 2016 | Stefanie Hochstadter

Nintendo stock jumped 25% in Tokyo on Monday due to the launch of the app last week, and the game is absolutely on fire. Does it have any appeal to you, and do you think it’s safe? Please share your opinion in the comments below.

Which “Pretty Little Liars” Character are you?

June 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan

Which Pretty Little Liar handles money like you do?

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Dvorkin On Debt: Dee-1 Has Made Me A Huge Rap Fan

May 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Finally, a catchy song about student loan debt.

lottery myths

Ask The Expert: What’s So Bad About Playing Powerball?

January 13, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader wants to know how to shut up her boyfriend about her lottery habit. Howard sees a bigger problem.

Super Bowl Stats

Infographic: The Money of Super Bowl XLIX

January 29, 2015 | Jess Miller

Sure, you just watch it for the commercials. But the Super Bowl has some pretty fascinating money stats, too.'s founder and CPA Howard Dvorkin

5 Tips For Throwing A Holiday Office Party You Won’t Regret

December 8, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here’s how to spend just the right amount — and make sure no one does anything stupid.

Investing in fantasy football?

Ask The Expert: Is Fantasy Football A Better Investment Than Powerball?

December 3, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A husband and wife fight over how to spend their money to make money.

Every window could contain Disney World secrets!

Learn The 6 Best-Kept Disney World Secrets

November 6, 2014 | Jessica Williams

Free prizes for kids and a free kitchen for adults? Even Disney veterans don’t know about some of these hidden freebies.

Martha Stewart’s net worth

A graphic look at celebrity debt

September 25, 2014 | Jess Miller

You know these names — but we bet you didn’t know about their debts.

Would you give up the last piece of dessert?

By the numbers: We’re all big fat liars

September 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Polls from this week with results that just don’t add up.

How to waste time at work.

How to waste time at work and not get caught

August 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Here are some ideas to cool off at work without getting in trouble — and how to make up for that lost productivity later.

Enter our Ninja Turtles contest!

The “Cowabunga!” Contest

August 12, 2014 | Emily Bloch

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

One company is refinancing student loans

This week’s Debt Report

August 1, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Will the term “student loan crisis” become a presidential campaign issue in 2016?

Whether you should drive a taxi, when you should haggle, and what you should download.

Around the Web: Best Food Trucks

July 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Why your excuses for not starting a business suck, how to save at Disney, and who has the best food trucks.

On the hunt for good art for less

11 secrets to finding good art for less money

July 10, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

There’s a certain art to getting good art without taking on bad debt.