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We’re All Getting Screwed by Fees, Pretty Much All the Time

There’s something perversely satisfying about learning that someone who screwed you over is, in turn, getting screwed. That was my first thought when I read […]

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Well-Managed Companies Pay Employees More Equally, New Study Finds

New research published in the Harvard Business Review last week, suggests that better-managed companies—those that “implement more structured management practices”—pay their workers more equally. In […]

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10 Philadelphia-Area Billionaires on the Forbes 2019 Billionaires List

Forbes just released its accounting of the world’s billionaires for 2019, and 2,153 people made the cut. The number actually represents a decline, however: The […]

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Philly Employees Are Way Less Likely to Negotiate Salary

If you’re too afraid to ask for more money at work, turns out you’re not alone. A new survey from the global staffing firm Robert Half found […]

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The Philly Region Is Home to a Surprising Number of Six-Figure Earners

The Philadelphia metro area ranks high nationwide for its number of six-figure earners, according to a new study from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Investing (and Getting Your Finances in Order) for Millennials

Investing can be a tricky business for everyone, but for young professionals, particularly millennials, investing can be especially difficult to navigate. Young professionals are just […]

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The Art Museum, Navy Yard and Penn’s Landing Are Getting Major Upgrades

This past Tuesday, roughly 69 percent of the Philadelphians who actually made it out to the polls voted “yes” on ballot question No. 2, in which […]

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Salary Check: Here’s How Much You Really Should Be Earning in Philly

Staffing firm Robert Half recently released a deluge of information on salaries. That means, if you have no idea what you should earn or why […]

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Popular Gayborhood Producer Admits “Untimely Payment to Performers”

After Tabu Lounge and Bar announced recently that it was parting ways with well-known Gayborhood events producer Josh Schonewolf, speculation arose on social media that […]

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The Phillies Were the Most Profitable MLB Team in 2016

Believe it or not, the Phillies made more money than any other Major League Baseball team in 2016 despite a lousy fourth-place finish in the […]

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What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $18,000

As an adult, it’s interesting to look back on my family’s financial situation growing up. If there were money concerns, my father and mother, a […]

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What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $50,000

Growing up in Montgomery County, I remember my parents telling me, “You need to pay your bills, and you need to pay them on time, […]

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What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $130,000

My mother didn’t come from money. Her father was a taxicab driver. Back then, in the ’50s, there were sororities in high school. My mother […]

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What It’s Like to Live in Philly on $1,000,000+

My husband and I come from very different backgrounds, money-wise. Both of my parents came from large farming families. Where I grew up, hard work […]

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Now and Then: A Snapshot of Philly Finances

  » See more from our Money in Philadelphia package First published as “Now and Then” in the April 2017 issue of Philadelphia magazine.