Posts by xoJane

Why I Have Health Insurance—and Still Need Obamacare

An insured writer who’s deep in medical debt explains why the Affordable Care Act is so important to her. More

Is a Mortgage a Marker of Adulthood?

One writer worries that her reluctance to buy a home is holding her back as she approaches age 30. More

Confessions of a Shopping Addict

I keep meticulous track of my money–but for a financially unhealthy reason. More

The 10 Commandments of Finding a Job

Are you sabotaging your job search, or are you following these best practices? More

Are You Happy at Your Office?

One writer discusses her requirements for a productive, enjoyable workplace. More

A Farewell to Fancy Lunches

I calculated how much I’m spending on eating out—and how that money could be better spent. More

When Will My Rent Become Too Much?

In 60 days, our landlords were going to hike our rent up, making our monthly bill almost a thousand bucks each. More

Is My Bad Credit Ruining My Relationships?

I’ve got enough keeping me from a healthy relationship, and I don’t need to hear that my credit score is yet another obstacle to dating. More

I Paused My Career for My Husband and Feel Guilty About It

This is the first time since I was 13 that I haven’t had some sort of income, and it bruises my ego. More

Real Confessions: This Is My Debt, and How I Got Into It

Real women share how much debt they have, why and how they feel about it, with total honesty. More