Talking about money can be difficult, whether it’s with co-workers, complete strangers or the entirety of the internet. This week, we take a look at why one intern’s expenses lit up the social media stratosphere, the uncomfortable and sometimes awkward salary discussions with colleagues, why it’s more difficult to change your name for men and the privacy details one app may be giving away.
With her family chipping in $3,200 a month, the intern from a recent Refinery29 Money Diary could not have painted a starker picture of income inequality in America. Read more here.
Asking someone how much money they make is like asking to see them naked, but this game plan includes who to ask, where to have the conversation — and the right words to use. Read more here.
If you’ve never touched your Venmo’s privacy settings, you’ve been putting on quite the show with your finances. Read more here.
Changing your name often requires a lot of paperwork and a few trips to the DMV. But for men, the process is even more complicated. Read more here.