Susie Poppick
Susie Poppick

Susie Poppick is Mic's senior money editor, leading the Payoff channel. She can be reached at

March 6, 2018

Coinbase announces index fund, faces class-action suit alleging bitcoin cash insider trading

Coinbase index fund, ripple price and more cryptocurrency news: A new lawsuit claims the exchange “unfairly” drove up the price of bitcoin cash.

March 5, 2018

Unpaid Congressional interns have to sign NDAs that last beyond their employment, ‘Vox’ reports

Nondisclosure or confidentiality agreements like those that many Capitol Hill interns reportedly must sign can discourage unpaid workers from reporting sexual harassment and other wrongdoings.
Feb. 22, 2018

Why you’re numb to the horrors in Syria, according to an empathy researcher

News of the war in Syria hasn't garnered much attention, despite record deaths from bombing and escalating violence. Here's what studies suggest limit human empathy — and what you can do about it.
Feb. 13, 2018

No, the Trump food stamp cuts won’t feel anything like “Blue Apron”

Sending food stamp recipients Blue Apron-style boxes sounds good on paper, but the Trump administration's "harvest box" proposal has several crucial problems.
Feb. 7, 2018

Trump stock market tweet: Is the president right that “good news” caused stocks to drop?

President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that when good news was reported in the “old days,” the stock market would go up, today that’s not the case and it’s a “big mistake.” Is that true?
Jan. 29, 2018

How I found an extra $1,000 hidden in my budget

To save more money in 2018, I sat down and figured out where most of my money was going — to Uber and Seamless.

Jan. 18, 2018

Bitcoin’s price — like the Dow Jones Industrial Average — does not mean what you think it does

As the stock market hits highs and bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rebound from lows, it's hard to resist asking, "Buy or sell?" But the daily swings are a distraction: Here's what to ask instead.
Jan. 12, 2018

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

War with North Korea seems unlikely, but the threat of a nuclear weapon detonation in the United States is nonzero. Here is how to stay alive in the worst case scenario.
Jan. 5, 2018

18 simple ways to be better in 2018

Is this the year you'll make money and lose weight, or are you searching for something deeper? Let these resolutions guide you to a happier, healthier 2018.
Nov. 25, 2017

Marie Kondo: Why a tidier life is a richer — and happier — one

Marie Kondo, author of 'Spark Joy' and 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,' explains how a tidy, orderly life is a more successful one, in an exclusive interview with 'Mic.'
April 21, 2017

Anthony Bourdain was once broke and in debt. Here's his advice for struggling millennials.

Anthony Bourdain shares key wisdom on how to pursue your dreams — even if you're bad with money.

Jan. 14, 2017

American Apparel clothes are all 40% off, retailer will soon shutter stores nationwide

A Canadian company is buying American Apparel in a bankruptcy auction — and closing down stores.
Jan. 14, 2017

Congressman puts the US one heartbeat (bill) away from challenging 'Roe v. Wade'

Iowa Rep. Steve King introduced a federal bill to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detectable.
Jan. 13, 2017

Donald Trump has a week to plug brands like L.L.Bean before breaking a federal ethics rule

Trump needs to get all the tweets out of his system before he is sworn in.
Jan. 13, 2017

What to know about Geronimo Gutierrez, reportedly Mexico's new ambassador to the US

Ambassador to the United States is one of Mexico's most prominent foreign positions.
Dec. 16, 2016

Here's why you should leave work and go on vacation — right now

In a new survey, more than half of workers say their focus switches or "clicks" off on Dec. 16.

Oct. 24, 2016

Consumers could be hurt by an AT&T takeover of Time Warner, watchdogs say

The merger would create the world's biggest entertainment company.
Oct. 24, 2016

Americans work an hour more than Europeans — every single workday

Need a reason to move to Europe? Imagine having one extra hour of free time every day.
Oct. 3, 2016

Here's how it would have been possible for Donald Trump to not pay taxes for 18 years

Real estate professionals enjoy big perks in the U.S. tax code.
Sept. 16, 2016

The 10 worst college majors for black students who want to get paid like white graduates

The top-paying degree is actually the most unequal one in terms of future salary.