Stories That Pay Off: How Kylie Jenner became the richest person in her family
Kylie Jenner at Toyota Center on April 18 in Houston, Texas. Bob Levey/Getty Images

This week, we launched a new column, Money Confession, which looks into bad money habits and how to solve them. If you have a story to share, send it to us at moneyconfession@mic.com — we can keep your identity anonymous — and we’ll help you work it out in a future column. In other news, we looked into just how Kylie Jenner became the richest person in the Kardashian-Jenner family and interviewed the researchers behind that depressing study about women not getting raises as often as men do.

Money Confession: I never pay my medical bills

What are the consequences of ignoring your bills?
What are the consequences of ignoring your bills? Chainfoto24/Shutterstock

“I cough up my card for co-pays or prescriptions in person, and I’m a freelancer who pays for her own insurance via an automatic bill pay. But it’s everything in the middle, all the exams and cultures and procedures, that don’t get paid. And what’s worse? Nothing ever happens. It feels like my negligence is never punished.” Read more here.

The key takeaways from that depressing study about women being less likely to get raises than men

A new study finds that women do ask for more money as often as men do — they just aren’t granted the raises as often as men are.
A new study finds that women do ask for more money as often as men do — they just aren’t granted the raises as often as men are. Prostock-studio/Shutterstock

Researchers found that when they ask for raises, men obtain it 20% of the time, while women only get it 15% of the time. Read more here.

How Kylie Jenner became the richest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family

Kylie Jenner outside Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood, California
Kylie Jenner outside Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood, California zz/Gotpap

According to Forbes, Kylie Jenner is approaching 10 figures in net worth at 20 years old. Here’s how the cosmetics mogul and reality TV star made her fortune. Read more here.