James Dennin
James Dennin

James is a staff writer covering money and millennials. Send your tips and your money problems to jdennin@mic.com.

May 26, 2017

What Mark Zuckerberg gets wrong about finding your "purpose"

The Facebook founder's advice sounds good on its surface, but isn't actually helpful for many people.

May 19, 2017

Words used to describe male versus female entrepreneurs prove sexism is alive and well

Male and female entrepreneurs are perceived differently by venture capitalists.
May 19, 2017

Here's just how gross money actually is

Bank notes can provide perfect conditions for bacteria to grow.
May 18, 2017

3 secrets to projecting confidence, according to science

Appearing confident can add to your bottom line. Here's how to fake it.
May 17, 2017

The 5 best US cities for young people buying a home

These American cities are the kindest to young first-time home buyers.
May 17, 2017

Millennials and baby boomers disagree about this one big number

Millennials say financial independence should come at an earlier age than do baby boomers, according to a new survey.

May 16, 2017

The 10 most affordable countries on the planet

Fantasizing about the expat life? These are the cheapest nations for cost of living — where your dollar will go a long way.
May 15, 2017

Want a castle? Italy hopes young entrepreneurs will revamp old buildings for tourism.

If enacted, the new initiative would transfer about 100 properties each year.
May 15, 2017

Here's what the cashless society of the future looks like

Here's a preview of your cash-free future — where you buy everything with your phone.
May 12, 2017

Here's how much new college grads get paid

Congrats class of 2017, you got a raise! Here's what to do with it.
May 11, 2017

Here's how to save $500 this month

How to save $500 this month — with minimal pain.

May 10, 2017

Here's why Snapchat's stock price just took a tumble

Snapchat earnings report on your mind? You're not alone — as SNAP's share price just plunged.
May 10, 2017

The 5 basic money skills everyone should master by 35

Do you have these financial and career skills? With a few core talents, you'll be set up for life.
May 10, 2017

Sorry, you can't actually get paid $2K to move to an idyllic Italian village

Your fantasies of escaping to Bormida, a village in the Liguria region of Italy, might be dashed.
May 10, 2017

This is the richest person born in your birth year

The richest young people in the world are mostly tech founders or beneficiaries of an inheritance.
May 9, 2017

3 secrets of people who win free stuff for a year — or life

What Carter Wilkerson and others like him can teach us about scoring free stuff for a year — or life — from brands.

May 9, 2017

You can win $500K for dreaming up a cool Oreo flavor

Can you do better than Firework Oreos?
May 8, 2017

One crucial career move you should make before age 35

Career advice 101: Get a big pay bump in the first decade of your career — it might be your last chance.
May 5, 2017

Here's how much money you will need by retirement

How much cash should you save and invest for retirement?
May 4, 2017

7 secrets to disputing credit card charges like a pro

Never pay a wrongful credit card charge again.