James Dennin
James Dennin

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

Nov. 17, 2017

Watch TV or use the internet? Here’s how the FCC is quietly eliminating consumer protections.

Affordable internet and cell phone service, and lots of options for television and news, are easy things to take for granted. This is why you shouldn't.

Nov. 16, 2017

House Tax Bill: 5 key ways the newly passed plan would affect your money

Republican Tax plan got you confused? Here are the key things to know about the House tax reform that just passed — and how it will affect your money.
Nov. 15, 2017

CFPB director Richard Cordray stepping down could affect your money — here’s how

Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — and former Jeopardy champion — will step down this month. Here's how his exit could affect you.
Nov. 15, 2017

This one surprising factor can predict whether or not you will get a promotion at work

The best career advice in 2017? Be mindful of your manager's view of stress, according to a new study.
Nov. 13, 2017

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Price Explained: Why cryptocurrencies just crashed and rallied

Bitcoin prices and the price of rival bitcoin cash rose and plunged over the weekend. Here's what you need to know about why cryptocurrency has been so volatile.
Nov. 9, 2017

Tax Plan 2017: How the Senate Republican tax reform bill affects you and compares to the House plan

How does the Senate tax plan differ from the House version released on Nov. 2? Here's what we know for sure — and what President Donald Trump has said about the bill.

Nov. 8, 2017

Want to get paid to vacation? You can earn $60,000 for six months of fun in Cancun — here’s how.

Get paid $10,000 a month to live your best life? A Mexico tourism website is offering five-figure monthly pay — and you don't even need to speak Spanish. Here's the contest deadline and more!
Nov. 8, 2017

Has Donald Trump fulfilled his 5 big economic promises? How they have held up one year post-election

Have President Donald Trump's economic promises held up? Here's what the data shows, one year after the 2016 election.
Nov. 7, 2017

Health Care: How to pick the best insurance plan for 2018, save money and find healthcare.gov hours

Healthcare.gov plans and prices are now open for enrollment. But which Affordable Care Act options are best — and why is the site not working? Here's what you need to know.
Nov. 7, 2017

Want more money and job opportunities? These 3 simple questions could help you be more successful.

Do you love risk? Are you a spender or a saver? These are some of the questions you need to be able to answer in order to be more successful.
Nov. 6, 2017

Christmas shopping 2017: Americans may put the brakes on spending this holiday season

If you're trying not to splurge this holiday season, you're definitely not alone, according to a new survey from CreditCards.com.

Nov. 3, 2017

The “middle-income family” used by GOP to sell their tax bill would pay more by 2027, economist says

The new GOP tax bill might be less generous to the middle class than it seems, according to a new analysis.
Nov. 2, 2017

Republican Tax Plan 2017: How the House reform bill hits deductions, brackets & the middle-class

Will the tax reform plan affect your tax brackets? Here's a summary of the Republican bill — and a guide to other crucial details you might have missed.
Nov. 1, 2017

Will the Fed raise interest rates in December? What to know about rate hikes, the new chair and more

The Federal Reserve just released their latest policy announcement about how the economy is doing — and when interest rates are set to rise. Here's what you need to know.
Nov. 1, 2017

Donald Trump Jr.’s Halloween trick to “teach” his kid about socialism? An economist just gutted it.

Donald Trump Jr. thought Halloween would be a good time to teach his daughters about the dangers of "socialism." He may have been mistaken, if economist Betsey Stevenson is to be believed.
Nov. 1, 2017

Bitcoin price tops $7,000 USD — is it a buy or in a bubble? Whether to put stock in CME group news

Bitcoin prices are going through the roof after a major Wall Street institution announced it would be launching a special trading desk for "bitcoin futures." Here's what all that means.

Oct. 30, 2017

Jerome Powell is Trump’s Fed chair: What to know about the pick to lead the Federal Reserve

Who is Jerome Powell? President Donald Trump just picked a new Federal Reserve chair. Here's what to know about Powell & how the Fed affects your money.
Oct. 30, 2017

Trump tax reform 2017: Will the plan affect you? 5 things to know about tax cuts & the middle class

U.S. tax reform is now on the table in 2017. How might the details of President Donald Trump's tax cut proposal affect the middle class? Here's what to know about the expected bill.
Oct. 27, 2017

Is rent-to-own a ripoff? Rent-A-Center has been overcharging customers, study finds

Listed prices at Rent-A-Center can be deceptive, a NerdWallet investigation found.
Oct. 26, 2017

25 top-paying jobs you can do part-time — or from home

The highest paying remote jobs, part-time gigs, side hustles and other employment options that can help you ditch the nine-to-five for good — while still earning a high salary.