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Money Diaries

Telling the truth about money, one person's story at a time

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    “All My Opportunities Came From Cold Emailing or DMing Someone on Twitter”

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    Novelist Omar El Akkad on Being the Engine and Being the Fuel

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    Friends With Money: Steve Aoki

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In February, He Was a Ukrainian Corporate Dealmaker. In March, He Became a Resistance Fighter

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Simu Liu Doesn’t Own the Raptors. Yet.

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How Canada’s Greatest Poker Player Learned He Wasn’t Lucky

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Roxane Gay on Financial Independence: 'The Most Important Thing a Woman Can Do for Herself'

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Wealthsimple Money Diaries: Two Women Helping Families Save and Invest

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How I was Conned by the “Fake German Heiress”

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Kim Kardashian, Mogul, Tells Us Her Money Story

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Jon Hamm Would Like to Buy a Time Machine

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The World Wouldn't Make a Place for Angelica Ross. So She Made One for Herself

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Emily Ratajkowski Is Not a Commodity

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It’ll Work Itself Out (It Actually Won’t)

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Anthony Bourdain Does Not Want to Owe Anybody Even a Single Dollar

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Jeff Tweedy Was Smart About Money So He Didn’t Have to Think About It

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Friends with Money: Taylor Rooks

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Shangela Would Like to Remind You to Tip Your Drag Queen

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Natasha Rothwell's Character in “The White Lotus” Finds an Angel Investor. Her Real Life Didn't Quite Work That Way.

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How 24kGoldn Went From Selling Shoes to Ruling Spotify

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Love and Crypto: The Hackatao Story

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Money Diaries: Pride Edition

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The UFC Won’t Pay You Fairly Unless You Make Them

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The Financial Life of a Minor Character on “Friends”

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The TikTok Economy, Explained by Snarky Marky

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Money Diaries: The (Kinda) NSFW OnlyFans Edition

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A Man Known As Beeple Made $3.5 Million Selling His Digital Art in a Weekend

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How to Go From Working in a Steel Mill to Being the Highest Paid Actor on TV

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Karen Russell: A Brutally Honest Accounting of Writing, Money, and Motherhood

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Friends with Money: Playwright Jeremy O. Harris

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Friends with Money: Comedian Sam Jay

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Joel Kim Booster Was in Massive Student Debt Until Two Years Ago

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Tynomi Banks’ Big Break Was Probably Getting Fired From a Corporate Job

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Stories From Our New Economy: Bullish on Bidets Edition

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Alison Roman Is the Patron Saint of Home Cooking and Everyone’s at Home

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Pandemic Money Diaries — Panic at Trader Joe’s Edition

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Cult Animator Carson Mell Decided Making Stuff Was More Important than College

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She’s a Toronto Legend, Model, and Style Icon. And She Was Nearly Homeless

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She Was Living in a Shelter Six Years Ago. Now She’s the CEO of Her Own Beauty Company

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How to Quit Your Job and Bike Around the World for $17,000

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The Star-Crossed Financial Life of One of the Greatest Living Astrologers

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The Founding Owner of the Raptors Believes in the Power of Drake

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Mike Piazza Was Successful Because You Booed Him

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Life Among America’s Four-Wheeled Nomads

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Boxing Legend “Sugar” Ray Leonard Was Never a Fighter

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The Path to Financial Freedom Is a Heart Attack: The Matty Matheson Story

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The Queen of the $3 Billion Eyebrow Empire

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Michael Katchen Believes Everyone Should Have the Same Starting Line

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Welterweight Champ Errol Spence Will Keep Boxing Til He Starts Getting Hit

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The Founder of StockX on Living the Sneaker Economy

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What Do You Do When the Circus Closes?

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Bernie Parent Entered the NHL Making $20,000. It Suited Him Fine

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Women Who Make Us Want to be Fearless and Honest: 2018 Edition

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Money Diaries: Government Shutdown Edition

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The NHL's Seth Jones Makes His Money in Reverse

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Loss: A Love Story

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How to Get Thrown Down a Flight of Stairs for $500

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A Nobel Peace Prize Winner on the Economics of Slave Labour

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When the Olympic Games Are Really a Job Audition

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How an Artist Balances the Practical (Money) With the Surreal

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Debt: A Love Story

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What I Learned About Money Growing Up on a Commune

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My Credit Card History: a Self Portrait

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Halima Aden: Supermodel, Refugee, Muslim, Warehouse Worker

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Why Wendi McLendon-Covey Was Still Freelancing on the Set of 'Bridesmaids'

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Why Design World Legend Tina Roth Eisenberg Would Rather Build Four of Her Own Businesses Than Work for Someone Else

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Skylar Diggins-Smith Wants to Be Paid Like a Man and Isn't Afraid to Say It

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How Exactly Do You Build a Fortune Popping Pimples on YouTube?

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Director Lauren Greenfield Discovered What Hedge Funders, Porn Stars and Rappers All Have in Common

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The Financial Life of a Weed Entrepreneur

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Maye Musk Taught Her Highly Successful Children By Letting Them Go Their Own Way

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For Sasha Lane, Success Meant Being Able to Send Her Mom Home Again

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Jonathan Van Ness’s First Financial Principle: “I’m a girl who has to stop herself from shopping”

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Hector Bellerin's Money Philosophy: Invest Early, Buy Teslas, Eat Plants

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Paper Boi: I'm Actually Not Really All About that Paper, Boy

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Mark Duplass Will Fund Your Movie (and Maybe Buy You a House)

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Han Solo Wants to be Paid in Books

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Amar'e Stoudemire Was the Highest Paid Center Ever. And He Saved that Money.

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The Financial Coming of Age of the “Can You Hear Me Now” Guy

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Andre Iguodala and the Difference Between Being Rich and Having Wealth

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To Be the Best Rock Climber Is to Earn As Much As an Orthodontist

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An American Imam Talks Islam and Money

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The Shib Sibs Will Miss Those Free Chicken Sandwiches

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We Should Be as Fearless and Honest About Money as These Women

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Gary Numan and the Economics of Going Broke on £6 Million

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The Financial Realities of Being an Olympic Medalist

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“The Handmaid's Tale” Author: For Women, Money Can Be Power

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Broke Aubrey Plaza Lived on Peanut Butter. Now? Almond Butter, People!

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Mark Duplass Hated the Hollywood System So He Made His Own

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On “Girls,” He Wasn't Just Playing a Broke Guy in His 30s

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He Went from Yale to Food Stamps to Being Paper Boi on "Atlanta"

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Iman Shumpert is Good With Money (Just Like His Wife)

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She Won the Fight to Raise Minimum Wage. Then Lost It.

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Making It in NASCAR as a Woman Doesn’t Mean the Struggle Is Over

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Paul Reiser Likes Getting Paid to Tell Jokes

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Tegan and Sara: Only the Privileged Worry about Selling Out

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Rita Ora Is a Born Hustler. Just Like Her Immigrant Parents.

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He Became This Year’s Oscar Favourite By Going Broke Again and Again

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French Montana's Big Expenses: Strip Clubs, Global Charities

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Before He Had His Own Show, He Worked In Tech Support

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Errol Morris Says He Doesn't Deserve His Money. Neither Do You.

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“Why Wouldn't a Woman Want to Win?”

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Why Being in Lonely Island is a Strange Way to Make Money

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The Co-Creator of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Isn't Sure Exactly How Much She Makes

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Nnamdi Asomugha Figured the NFL Out Early: It Doesn't Provide a Future

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Spending a Thousand Bucks Still Makes Elijah Wood Very Nervous

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Bobbi Brown Was Terrible at Budgets. So She Decided to Make More Money.

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The Warby Parker CEO Thinks You Should Give Your Money Away. Now.

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Woody Harrelson Is a Terrible Debt Collector

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She Began Life in Rural China With No Plumbing. Now She's Our CFO.

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New Orleans' Biggest Chef on Being Underwater. Figuratively. Literally.

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Awkwafina Tells Us the Money Secrets of Viral Fame

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Richard Linklater Tells Us Why He's Glad He Got Downsized.

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A Nun Tells Us What It's Like to Live With a Vow of Poverty

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“The Most Important Thing I Learned About Money Is Nobody Knows Anything.”

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Kevin Bacon: Money is Hard for Creative People

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How Hollywood's The Black List Changed the Economics of Movies

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Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson is Done with the Potatoes

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Alex Karpovsky, Star of HBO's Girls, Has Always Known the Hollywood Money Would End

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Author of “Eat, Pray, Love”: Giving Your Money to Friends Can Backfire

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Kylie Jenner Tells Wealthsimple Why She Buys Cheap Makeup and Expensive Rolls Royces

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Spike Lee Tells Us Why He Never Feels Bad Asking for Money

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Creator of The Moth Radio Hour Worries When He Makes Too Much Money

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Comedian Maria Bamford Wants You to Know Exactly How Much She Makes

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The Winner of MasterChef Canada Explains How a Terrible Accident Made Her a Pathological Saver

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One Indie Musician on Why Indie Musicians Should Stop Worrying So Much about Selling Out

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The World's Most Famous Sword Swallower on Becoming the World's Most Famous Sword Swallower

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A Philanthropist Tells Us How Growing Up Rich Can Feel Isolating (and Giving Opens Doors)

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Writer Sloane Crosley Tells Wealthsimple Why She Hasn’t Given Herself a Raise Since 2009

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The “See You Tomorrow, Trebek” Jeopardy Contestant on Winning Big and Becoming a Meme

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Matt Berninger, Lead Singer of The National, Tells Wealthsimple Why Losing $1 Million Led Him to Being a Rock Star

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Jon Chevreau, One of Canada's Favourite Money Gurus, Tells Us How He Retired at 60 Without Ever Being Rich

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The Cofounder of Frank + Oak Tells Wealthsimple About Living Frugally and Spending Richly

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The Drummer from Keys N Krates Tells Us Why He Doesn’t Care About Material Things but Still Wants a Gold Rolex

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How One Man in British Columbia Lives Happily on Almost $0 a Day

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Elaine Lui Tells Wealthsimple Why She Loves Investing in Herself—and Shoes

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The Cofounder of Wattpad on Being a Conservative Yet Reckless Business Owner

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The Co-Founder of Kickstarter on Why He’s “Not Some Rich Tech Dude With a Tesla”

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Dan Levy on How Paying His Cable Bill Got Him on MTV

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The Author of "Power of Habit" On Not Being Intimidated By Money

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“We live in a culture where it’s not OK to ask about money. That’s a problem.”

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“I Created the Most Famous Hairstyle Ever, but I Couldn’t Even Pay My Electric Bill”

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