Gina Ragusa
Gina Ragusa

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

April 24, 2017

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Never pay for storage again.

April 24, 2017

5 steps you can take to reduce stress at work

How to feel less anxiety as you hustle through the workweek.
April 20, 2017

5 crucial money hacks to get you through wedding season without going broke

Too many weddings, too little cash? These are smart moves for wedding guests trying to save money.
April 19, 2017

Should you get a cashback credit card or one that earns travel points?

These are the top rated cash back and travel points cards.
April 18, 2017

You can get lots of free stuff — because it is Tax Day

You can get lots of free or marked-down stuff on Tax Day and beyond.
April 14, 2017

3 clever ways to save money on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday can end up being expensive — with high costs from candy, travel and fun! Here's how to save.

April 14, 2017

11 simple ways to get the biggest possible tax refund

Here's the best last-minute tax advice and smart tips for 2017 procrastinators: Even if you haven't filed yet, you can still save!
April 13, 2017

Want to save your cash? These 5 top accounts pay you most to help your money grow.

Looking for the best online and traditional banks? Here are some smart options.
April 13, 2017

7 career-killing words you unconsciously overuse

Get these "rock star" terms off your workplace "plate" ... or else.
April 12, 2017

Walmart is putting a million products on sale — but there's a big catch

Is your time worth the new Walmart in-store pick up discount?
April 11, 2017

How much does winning a Pulitzer Prize actually boost your book sales?

Some authors make bank after winning a Pulitzer. Others, not so much.

April 11, 2017

5 smart steps to get to a perfect credit score

Raise your credit score to excellent, or even "perfect," with these crucial tips.
April 11, 2017

5 genius ways to make the most of your tax refund.

These are the 5 smartest things to do with the money you just got from the IRS.
April 10, 2017

Dead bat in your salad? Here's what to do if you find foreign objects in your food.

If you find something gross, scary or dangerous in your food, here's how to contact the FDA and other authorities.
April 10, 2017

These last-minute tax tips will save you time and money

Haven't done your taxes yet? Here's what you need to know.
April 7, 2017

Here's the best time to buy everything on sale

Here's best time to shop for discounts on food, beer, wine and other purchases — Monday through Friday.

April 7, 2017

How to choose a doctor and get good care — but never overpay

Now you can't use the excuse of saving money to avoid the doc.
April 6, 2017

70% of millennials in this country own their home

The majority of young adults in China own homes, trouncing millennials in the U.S., Canada and Australia
April 5, 2017

How to say "no" at work without getting in trouble

Constantly saying "yes" at your job is a recipe for burnout. These smart moves will help you pick and choose your battles.
April 5, 2017

5 ways to protect yourself from ID theft at tax time

Filing early will protect you from tax return theft, but what can you do now?