May 13, 2021


My husband is destroying our finances for his passion project: money advice.

Pay Dirt is Slate’s new money advice column. Have a question? Send it to Athena and Elizabeth here. (It’s anonymous!)

Dear Pay Dirt,

I have been married to my husband for 15 years. For 13 years we have lived abroad because of his job. I have made a life for myself here and recently earned my (fully funded) Ph.D. I am lucky to be employed in a sector that has thrived during the pandemic, but that has meant 60-plus hours a week, and I am really exhausted. During the pandemic, my husband decided that he hated his job and

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NFL linebacker Cassius Marsh turns passion for Magic: The Gathering, trading cards into business

NFL linebacker Cassius Marsh turned his passion for the trading card industry into an entrepreneurial opportunity with his own Southern California store and a booming brand.

Marsh and a lifelong friend opened Cash Cards Unlimited in Westlake Village late last month as the value of sports cards and gaming cards like Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh continued to thrive. He told FOX Business in an interview this week that business has been good since

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Business owners say passion helped their business survive pandemic

Some small businesses and their employees have been devastated by COVID-19. This week, KCCI is looking back on how the pandemic changed lives forever in Iowa. KCCI’s Andrew Mollenbeck spoke with people behind some hard-hit businesses. Cyd Koehn built her business catering executive lunches, weddings and special events. But the gatherings that were the lifeblood of her company stopped completely one year ago.”I had a large St. Paddy’s Day party that was canceled, so I was realizing then that the phone calls started coming in to reschedule, to cancel,” Koehn said. “I was sort of numb. I didn’t really know … Read More