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  • Willa Ford On Working With Scott Disick, Changing Careers, & The Design Trends Hates
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    Willa Ford On Working With Scott Disick, Changing Careers, & The Design Trends Hates

    You may know her as the singer of the 2001 pop hit I Wanna Be Bad. Or, perhaps you know her as Scott Disick's interior designer on his new E! home renovation show, Flip It Like Disick. Either way, chances are you're not familiar with how Willa Ford forged her path between those two careers.We

  • Meet the SUV That’s Made for Scenic Family Road Trips: The Lincoln Nautilus
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    Meet the SUV That’s Made for Scenic Family Road Trips: The Lincoln Nautilus

    My husband and I have been going back and forth about whether or not it’s time to get an SUV, especially now that we have a toddler in tow. So when Lincoln reached out with an opportunity to test-drive a 2019...

  • A Week In Brooklyn, NY, On A $62,000 Salary
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    A Week In Brooklyn, NY, On A $62,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.This week: a managing editor working in nonprofit

  • A Week In Georgia On A $72,000 Salary
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    A Week In Georgia On A $72,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.This week: a developer working in IT who makes $72,000

  • A Week In Toronto, ON, On A $78,810 Salary
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    A Week In Toronto, ON, On A $78,810 Salary

    Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Attention, Canadians! We're featuring Money

  • Why Keeping Your Day Job May Actually Benefit Your Side Hustles
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    Why Keeping Your Day Job May Actually Benefit Your Side Hustles

    Like most twentysomething creatives, Samantha Oh has both a day job and a side hustle. But unlike most, she doesn't believe the two to be mutually exclusive. In fact, she believes her 9-to-5 gig as a credit consultant is often just as fulfilling as the work she does for the artists collective, Axel

  • How Tan France Retired At Age 33 — Yes, Even Before Queer Eye
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    How Tan France Retired At Age 33 — Yes, Even Before Queer Eye

    Before Queer Eye, Tan France was retired. In his 20s, Netflix's breakout fashion maven started a clothing line of his own, Kingdom & State, which he sold at the age of 33 — so it's safe to say he knows a little something about starting a successful business from the ground up. But it wasn'

  • A Week Traveling Full-Time On A $20,000 Salary
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    A Week Traveling Full-Time On A $20,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a freelance social media manager, copywriter

  • Airline Miles Versus Cash Back Credit Cards: We Tapped an Expert to Learn the Better Reward
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    Airline Miles Versus Cash Back Credit Cards: We Tapped an Expert to Learn the Better Reward

    It can feel like quite the financial coup to book a vacation entirely on points. (Airfare to Paris for $0 out of pocket? Yes, please.) But when the possibility of cash back is also on the table, it can be tough...

  • Can Marriott Employees Combat Sex Trafficking? Why Sex Workers Don't Think So
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    Can Marriott Employees Combat Sex Trafficking? Why Sex Workers Don't Think So

    When the hotel behemoth Marriott International announced it was doing its part in the fight against sex trafficking by training more than 700,000 employees to spot the signs of potential trafficking in their guests earlier this year, the reaction wasn't what the company expected. Vocal critics lambasted

  • From Influencer Manager To Uber Driver, These Are 6 Jobs Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago
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    From Influencer Manager To Uber Driver, These Are 6 Jobs Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

    Not so long ago, we could look back ten years and see a world with no Facebook, no smart phones, and no apps that help us organize our lives. Now, not so much. Ten years ago, it was 2009 (!) and we had Facebook, Twitter, and the iPhone 3G. While those products and services may look very different now

  • A Week In Boise, ID, On A $64,000 Salary
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    A Week In Boise, ID, On A $64,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a Specialist working in Grocery who makes

  • A Week In Berlin, Germany, On A $55,000 Salary
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    A Week In Berlin, Germany, On A $55,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an associate working in Philanthropy who

  • I Got $40,000 In Scholarship Money & Still Have Two Jobs To Pay For College
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    I Got $40,000 In Scholarship Money & Still Have Two Jobs To Pay For College

    In this country, getting a college education can be prohibitively expensive. A June 2019 study conducted for Discover Financial Services surveyed 1,501 U.S. parents of college-bound students age 16 to 18 and found that more families than ever anticipate that paying for college will be a group effort.

  • How To Stop Yourself From Crying
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    How To Stop Yourself From Crying

    Hi, I'm Jess, and I'm a crier.I cry at anything. A car advertisement with a particularly nice family in it, an especially rousing Elbow song, the overwhelmingly emotional BBC News countdown.I don't mind being a crier, most of the time. I like to think it's a nice thing that I sob my way

  • A Week In Charleston, SC, On A $70,000 Salary
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    A Week In Charleston, SC, On A $70,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a data scientist who makes $70,000 per year

  • We Talked To 7 People Who Are Actually Doing The Jobs They Wanted To Do As Kids
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    We Talked To 7 People Who Are Actually Doing The Jobs They Wanted To Do As Kids

    Asking a kid, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” seems to be as much for adult amusement as anything else. After all, what four-year-old can actually predict what they want to be? And besides, if we all became what we wanted to be when we grew up, there’d be a lot of farmer/ballerina/astronauts

  • A Week In New York City On A $100,000 Salary
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    A Week In New York City On A $100,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a director working in healthcare who makes

  • A Week In Austin, TX, On A $40,000 Salary
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    A Week In Austin, TX, On A $40,000 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an entrepreneur (tarot reader) working in

  • A Week In Toronto, ON, On A $45,310 Salary
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    A Week In Toronto, ON, On A $45,310 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an independent PR consultant working in communications

  • Should I Freeze My Credit (and Um, What Is a Credit Freeze, Anyway)?
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    Should I Freeze My Credit (and Um, What Is a Credit Freeze, Anyway)?

    Whenever there’s a data breach in the news—and ugh, it seems like lately there’s always a breach —people’s...

  • Before Booking That $425 CBD Facial, Think Twice About The Cannabis Explosion
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    Before Booking That $425 CBD Facial, Think Twice About The Cannabis Explosion

    The rolodex of expensive items you can buy in the luxury cannabis industry reads like the lyrics of Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings.” It’s not exactly “lashes and diamonds and ATM machines,” but it’s pretty close. “It’s “vape pens and gumdrops and CBD buffalo wings.”Today, you can pay around $200 for a CBD

  • Here's What Workplace Culture Is Really Like For Women Of Color
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    Here's What Workplace Culture Is Really Like For Women Of Color

    “It’s very difficult to feel like you can show up in a space where people are looking at you sideways,” says R29 Unbothered 's managing editor, Danielle Cadet. “As if you haven't paid your dues — you don't belong here yet.”Inequality in the workplace is by no means a new phenomenon. And for

  • A Week In Albuquerque, NM, On A $39,570 Salary
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    A Week In Albuquerque, NM, On A $39,570 Salary

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a clinical research coordinator working in

  • 15 Of Our Favorite Contemporary Artists Get Real About Making It In The Art World
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    15 Of Our Favorite Contemporary Artists Get Real About Making It In The Art World

    Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday afternoon that isn’t Netflix and Seamless but also doesn’t require you to don full-body sunscreen? Consider the art gallery. You don’t have to live in New York to gallery-hop — there’s plenty of great art to be seen in cities big and small — and the best