The Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Legal Protections For NYC Freelancers

Freelance Isn't Free Act
Being a freelancer shouldn’t mean working double duty as a collections agency. Nearly all freelancers and self-employed workers have encountered clients who refuse to pay. Sadly, late-paying clients are extremely commonplace. But what if a piece of legislation could establish protections for freelancers similar to those larger...

Personal Finance Advice For Your Thirties

Here's some great advice, courtesy of Quartz's Jenny Anderson: Your career will be a million things, but never exactly what you want when you want it. It will be big and bright and shiny and then it won’t be. Maybe it will be again,...

Relationships & Money: When Couples Fight

Relationships & Money: Why Couples Fight
Here’s something random and kind-of interesting: The federal government subsidizes programs encouraging low-income couples to marry. By doing that, the government hopes to create families that are more resilient and less likely to break up. But these programs, which have names like the Healthy...

Don’t Romanticize Poverty

A lot of times, I hear people romanticize poverty. They laud the moral strength of not having enough to eat, and argue that not having a lot of money to pay for rent is a sign of an upright life. Or that their parents...

How To Make Cheap Trader Joe’s Meals

How To Make Quick Trader Joe's Meals
Trader Joe's is perfect for making quick, affordable meals. Here are a few ideas for easy meals for busy workweeks.

Freelancer Personal Finance Tips

If you’re a freelancer--whether you’re an architect, a consultant, a musician, a writer, a beautician, you name it--taking charge of your finances will help you succeed at your business immeasurably. Over at 99designs, Tory Van Wey has five personal finance tips every freelancer should know....