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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.  

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From Jim Kenney to Brian Roberts: What Philly’s Biggest Names Make Each Year

Brian Roberts, CEO, Comcast, $36.2 million Bill Marrazzo, CEO, WHYY, $703,718 Marrazzo is among the highest-paid public broadcasting CEOs in the entire country. Jeremy Hellickson, […]

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Boomers vs. Millennials: How Differently Do They View Money?

You know the rap on boomers — those greedy oldsters who elected Donald Trump. And you know millennials — those special snowflakes who spend all […]

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6 Philly Finance Experts Share Their Best Money Advice

For the family on a budget “Insurance tends to creep up with inflationary adjustment. Every two years, you owe it to yourself to get additional […]

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The 30 Top-Paying Jobs in Philadelphia Earning Over $100K

What are the best-paying jobs in the Philly region right now? Exactly how much are lawyers raking in these days? Your kid’s orthodontist? Your CEO? […]

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Money in Philadelphia: How We Make It — and Spend It — in 2017

As the American economy (the world!) has changed over the past few decades — what with the recession, the millennials, a tech boom, the Uber effect […]

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The New Frugality: Inside Philly’s Buy Nothing Movement

My husband and I are both independent contractors, which means there are no benefits (apart from working from home a lot). We have two children […]

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William Penn Foundation Commits $15M to I-95 Park

People keep chipping away at the $225 million price tag for that proposed park over I-95 in Center City. On Thursday, Mayor Jim Kenney said […]

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Where the $184 Million in City Bonds We Approved Will Be Spent

Bond questions have been on the ballot for the last six elections. And, yesterday, Philadelphia voters passed a ballot question, 65-35, authorizing a bond measure […]


62 Percent of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

A new study by GoBankingRates shows a very troubling trend for Americans: They’re not saving their money. In fact, the study found that 62 percent have […]

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Doylestown Lawyer Accused of Insider Trading

A Doylestown lawyer is in big trouble with the feds, charged with insider trading and making false statements under oath. Herbert Sudfeld, a 64-year-old man […]

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Langhorne Man Accused of Stealing $3 Million From Clients

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they’re bringing charges against Malcolm Segal — a 69-year-old from Langhorne, Pennsylvania — whom they say stole over $3 million from clients while he […]

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HuffPo Wants Tina Fey’s Face on the Next Twenty-Dollar Bill

Now that it’s been confirmed that Alexander Hamilton will be replaced by a woman on the ten-dollar bill, there’s talk that we should do the […]

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Gay Sex in the Philly City: Bragging About Money on a First Date is a Major Turn-Off

“Well, to be honest, I’m still sucking on my mother’s tit. … Oh, and I think I’m older than you.” That’s how my date described himself during […]