Pebble and PayPal Give You Another Stupid Way To Pay For Stuff

Tech companies are continuing with the long, hard struggle to rid the planet of credit cards. Today's slightly awkward solution comes courtesy of PayPal and Pebble, who will now let you ditch your wallet, provided you own a Pebble smartwatch, have a PayPal account, and shop at stores that take PayPal. » 11/18/14 10:04pm Tuesday 10:04pm

​Al Sharpton's Finances Are, as Ever, Supremely Sketchy

The New York Times checked up today on the financial situation of the Reverend Al Sharpton, New York and America's most public private citizen. The setup is about how Sharpton has gone from outsider to insider, track suits to tailored suits, "from the streets to the suites," in his words, etc. Then we learn—well,… » 11/18/14 3:30pm Tuesday 3:30pm

ThreadFlip Makes It Easy to Buy and Sell Gently Used Women's Clothing

There are plenty of great places to buy bargain used clothes or sell your old stuff for cash, but ThreadFlip is unique because it both caters entirely to womens' clothing, and it stands between buyers and sellers to handle the details of payment and shipping. The goal is to make buying and selling that much easier. » 11/18/14 8:30am Tuesday 8:30am

How to Determine Your Freelance Rate and Get Paid What You're Worth

When I took on my first client, I had no idea how to set my freelance rate. Asking for too much would make me seem greedy and asking for too little would leave me overworked and underpaid. It has taken a couple years, but I've finally come up with a system to set a rate that is best for me and my client. » 11/17/14 2:00pm 11/17/14 2:00pm

Get Rid of Your Escrow Payments and Save On Monthly Expenses

When you mortgage your home, you'll likely have escrow payments added on to the bill each month. This money sits in an account to pay the taxes and insurance. You don't get to say how much goes in each month. If you've got an established history with the bank, you can save by paying these expenses yourself. » 11/15/14 12:00pm 11/15/14 12:00pm