Gina Ragusa
Gina Ragusa

Gina is a personal finance writer for Mic who resides in South Florida. Gina can be reached at

Sept. 15, 2017

7 ways to become an actual millionaire

Want $1 million? These strategies — plus a little time and patience — can help you.

Sept. 14, 2017

Here’s how much it costs to freeze your credit in every US state

Equifax data breach got you down? Here's how to freeze your credit and keep scammers from destroying your finances.
Sept. 11, 2017

Want $12,000? This writing contest has a rewarding twist.

Your speculative fiction story could change the world — and just maybe score you $1,000 a month for a year.
Sept. 6, 2017

How choice paralysis stops you from getting rich

Overwhelmed by choices? Here are five ways to overcome option overload.
Sept. 5, 2017

How to prepare for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma path in your way? Here's how to prepare without losing your cool.
Sept. 1, 2017

You might be owed cash you don’t even know about

These five stupidly simple tricks will help you find extra money you didn't even know was yours — in less than five minutes.

Aug. 30, 2017

How much will gas prices rise because of Hurricane Harvey?

Gas prices are going up nationwide because of Harvey, experts say. Here's when they are expected to stabilize.
Aug. 30, 2017

5 inspired ideas for last-minute Labor Day plans

Labor Day sales are just one of many great options for making the most of the three-day weekend. These inspired ideas maximize fun — and minimize cost.
Aug. 28, 2017

Want to help Hurricane Harvey victims? How to donate to legitimate relief groups.

Make sure you're giving money and donations to organizations that will actually help victims of the storm.
Aug. 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey headed your way? How to prepare and buy the right supplies.

Here's how to keep calm and stay safe in a natural disaster.
Aug. 25, 2017

How to get free admission to your favorite national park — right now

Here's how to get into your favorite national park for free today.

Aug. 23, 2017

This is the best free thing to do in every state

Whoever said, "Nothing in life is free" hasn't checked out our list of free things to do in the United States.
Aug. 21, 2017

Get the best back-to-school deals with these smart shopping hacks

Save money on laptops, backpacks, dorm essentials and more.
Aug. 15, 2017

Self-made millionaires follow this super-simple money rule

Don't fall into the "lifestyle creep" trap, warns best-selling author Thomas Corley.
Aug. 10, 2017

Should you ditch your home for an RV?

If you love to travel — and hate paying high rent — owning a recreational vehicle may give you the freedom you crave.
Aug. 7, 2017

9 companies that offer part-time jobs with health insurance

These 9 employers offer health insurance to part-time workers and provide decent pay.

Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s how many couples really fight about money

Want to stop arguing about money with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife or partner? Here are 3 key ways to stop.
Aug. 2, 2017

7 top companies with happy workers — that pay you to earn a degree

Tuition reimbursement is one of the most financially valuable perks you can get. Here are some companies with both happy employees and this coveted benefit.
July 31, 2017

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

Want to earn more money but work from home or part time? Here are 10 high-paying jobs available right now.
July 28, 2017

7 genius ways to save $10,000 this year

Saving $10,000 is not easy, but here are a few ways to make it happen.