The rap artist saw a real estate opportunity a few years ago, but it slipped away when he and his agent became more interested in each other.
Spending as a salve for growing pains causes a more serious malady.
The co-founder of Sonic Youth discusses money uncertainty as a musician and daughter of a Depression-era mother.
The owner of a marketing strategy company learns that when it comes to acquiring talent, potential is great — but experience is better.
The day after graduating from high school, a foster child was on her own. Ever since, she has saved — and been her own backup plan.
A top executive learns early that money shouldn’t be the key factor in making career choices.
Americans are acculturated to being cagey about our personal wealth and income, but a little transparency might serve us all better.
Kenneth Feinberg determined payouts to victims of such tragedies as the Sept. 11 attacks and the shootings at Virginia Tech, giving him pause about how to handle his own money in the face of life’s vicissitudes.
Seven years and about $2,500 later, a mother recalls that the popular toys and accessories that she bought for her daughters also fulfilled her own childhood desires.
When I bought my first New York apartment, the down payment came from my grandfather, who had long offered support and financial advice.
Ms. Speace lives in East Nashville, Tenn., a bohemian neighborhood, but surging development there has made it difficult for artists there to make ends meet. (With video.)
In personal finances, it’s easy to focus too much on the present. To overcome this, think of yourself and your needs years from now.
Applying for higher education provides an important opportunity for parents and their children to discuss decisions about money — and the amount of debt that will accrue by graduation.
Carl Richards says an experience while mountain climbing with a friend changed how he views risk in business or personal finances.
This special section is a collection of essays about the turning points or moments when the writers’ feelings about money crystallized.
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