Susie Poppick
Susie Poppick
Senior editor, Payoff

Make money moves: 30 simple ways to grow richer and smarter each day of Financial Literacy Month

Financial Literacy Month 2018 begins in April — and if you're looking for ways to save and earn more cash, turbocharge your career or just get your finances organized, this checklist can help.

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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.

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

The merger would create the world's biggest entertainment company.

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.

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.