The inaugural season of the National Women’s Hockey League was touted by the press as a rousing success. It provided an outlet for North America’s talented female hockey players to continue on with the game post-grad and in between Olympic years, and the salaries, although low, made professional athletes of the women…
I used to work at the desk of a successful comedy theater answering phones. We got a lot of random callers, as you can imagine, and one afternoon someone rang just to ask, “How much do you get paid for stand up comedy?” It was the funniest thing I’d heard in weeks.
After what looked like a delightful weekend in New Orleans with her parents, memes of young Blue Ivy have been circulating showing her staring down from a balcony at all the people who are not part of the Carter family.
Swagbucks.com and Instagc.com are sites where users can, in exchange for a few cents, complete small tasks such as filling out forms or surveys and—as of yesterday—begging the Senate to confirm Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee. Someone is paying these sites to pay people to go to SupportDeVos.com
A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the best times to buy everything this year.
On Monday, Mary Jo White, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, announced that she will resign before president-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.
Monday night, while blogging about a group of record labels suing Youtube-to-mp3.org who listed “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor as an example of a frequently pirated song, I pondered whether a song worse than Trainor’s hit single exists. Jokingly, I then suggested the internet give me $200 to listen to her…
Let’s say you suddenly find yourself in another part of the world. You find yourself in a beautiful region of France. With your beautiful, famous friends. For a beautiful, fancy wedding. You may ask yourself, “Well, how did I get here?”
In courtrooms across America, investors are making money through litigation financing. The process allows investors to cover the cost of a lawsuit in exchange for a share of the financial settlement.
In a shocking upset, senior citizens have refused pandering from someone connected to Fox News. Over 400 residents in the Hudson Valley have signed a petition to refuse half a million dollars from Roger Ailes for their center.
True social equality is hard to measure and progress for women can be achingly slow, especially economically. But finally, we’ve done it. We’re here. As of 2016, women are making gains in one crucial sector: bank robbery.
During its Thursday preview night, the Ghostbusters reboot started priming the cash pump, and she’s going good now.
As life and The Big Short have taught us, we are screwed until eternity and financial uncertainty is nearly inevitable.
Ask An Adequate Woman is a space where readers can ask the questions they can’t—or maybe just won’t!—pose to their friends about relationships, fashion, family dramas, dating, existential crises, weird sex stuff, and everything else. The Women of Deadspin (and some of our clever friends) are here to happily lend an…
As part of a class-action settlement, RushCard will reimburse $20.5 million in total to customers whose accounts were frozen last year during a screw-up that left hundreds of thousands of people in financial shambles.
The Department of Justice told CNN they’ve finally shut down a long, well-known, and very colorful mail scam, featuring a self-proclaimed French psychic named Maria Duval. Over two decades, the scam is said to have netted $200 million. But just who’s raking in that cash remains somewhat murky: Duval’s son said she…
In the office there was a dry-erase board with each of our names. We had a 6:00 p.m. curfew, and every day at 5:59 the countdown began. All the kids in the living room counted backwards from sixty, staring at the door. At 5:59 and 45 seconds some young gangster would always come running in, make a dash to the…
Former presidential candidate Ben Carson, who’s still 100-percent worthy of my love, doesn’t understand why we have to boot Andrew Jackson from the front of the $20 bill in favor of Harriet Tubman. Why not put her on a lesser bill to match her subservient position? Perhaps a bill that’s barely in circulation?
In classic, sweet, passive-aggressive Canadian fashion, your favorite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his favorite Minister of Finance Bill Morneau have announced the Bank of Canada’s exciting plans to show up America by not only putting a woman on a new bank note by 2018 (our ladylike $10 is scheduled for 2020, and…
A fun fact about earning capacity, according to the Center for American Progress: 30-year-olds today make about as much, on average, as 30-year-olds did in 1984, “despite the facts that they are 50 percent more likely to have finished college and that they work in an economy that is 70 percent more productive.”