Gabrielle Karol


Gabrielle Karol is a former LearnVest staffer who lives in NYC. Her work has appeared on, Huffington Post, xoJane, and, among other sites. Follow Gabrielle Karol on Twitter: @GabrielleKarol

Posts by Gabrielle Karol

Do You Know What Your Co-Worker Makes?

New “open companies” reveal surprising info about employees … to other employees.

How to Earn a College Degree–Without Stepping Foot in the Classroom

The University of Wisconsin is offering a Flexible Option degree that requires no class time at all–for a fraction of the cost of a traditional college education. More

Can Taxes Really Help Stop Violence?

Public-health researchers from Harvard have proposed a more effective solution to solving the issue of gun violence in the United States. The first surprising step? Raise taxes. More

The Brass Ceiling Is Lifted: Women Now Allowed to Serve in Combat Positions

A 1994 ban on women serving in combat positions has been lifting, allowing more women to earn credentials necessary for key promotions. More

Nickname Contest Indicates Possible Guilt at Morgan Stanley

New documents reveal Morgan Stanley employees may have known of the dangers in the mortgage-based securities that sparked the financial crisis. More

10 Ways Your Budget Needs to Change in 2013

It’s a new year, which means … new taxes, limits and other changes that could affect your bottom line. Find out how to tweak your budget to make 2013 your best financial year yet. More

IOUs, Trillion-Dollar Coins and More: 5 Creative Debt Ceiling Solutions

Yet again, Congress is gearing up for battle over the debt ceiling. But there are some pretty creative solutions–including a trillion-dollar coin. Could this be the solution? More

Fiscal Cliff Resolution May Hurt Retailers at the Register

Thanks to the fiscal cliff resolution, you’ll see your paycheck decrease slightly–and retailers may see their sales go down. More

The 4 Hottest Job Industries for 2013

Four main sectors will be hotbeds for jobs in 2013. Find out what’s causing the boom in each, as well as what to expect in terms of salaries. More

Will This Ridiculous Signature Soon Grace Our Dollar Bills?

Jacob Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury Secretary, is becoming well-known for something other than his economic prowess: his terrible signature. More