How Taking out a Loan Could Actually Help You Get out of Debt This Year

If you popped the cork to ring in 2019 but still have some nagging debt hanging around, chances are you made a mental note of it in your New Year’s resolutions. This is the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac calendar, and that stands for “luck, overall good fortune, wealth, honesty, general prosperity.”…

Download LetGo: Sell Your Old Clothes and Bank Some Extra Cash

You’re ruthless when it comes to deleting old games to make space on your smartphone. Can the same be said of making space in your closet? Or are you still clinging to that prom outfit from, like, 10 years ago? It’s never going to fit — or come into style — again, but something just…

This Is What Happens When You Become Debt-Free at a Heart-Wrenching Cost

When it comes to getting a large financial windfall from a relative, you hope it’s from a long-lost uncle you’ve never heard of. Unfortunately, it rarely happens that way. Most of the time, the payout comes with a painful loss and a range of feelings — even if you decide to use it for something…

A Job Shouldn’t Rule Your Life. Here’s How to Find Fulfillment Outside Work

Throughout history, our sources of purpose have shifted. First, our purpose was simply to survive. Then we built families and embraced religion. But now, we increasingly look to our jobs as a source of meaning. And who could blame us? Our society idolizes people like Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs, who romanticize work and tell…