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  1. my two cents
    How Can I Offer My Brother Money Without Insulting Him?Be honest and clear, and make sure he feels heard.
  2. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Give My Boss a Holiday Gift?’All your questions about holiday gift-giving at work, answered.
  3. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Lost My Creative Spark’Don’t think about the book you haven’t written or the drawing you haven’t sketched out. Think about what role you want art to play in your daily life.
  4. my two cents
    How to Buy the Best Gifts With Less Money and TimeIt’s simple: Ask people what they want.
  5. your next move
    ‘I’m Tired of Dealing With Incompetent Co-workers’You need to communicate your boundaries — repeatedly.
  6. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Embarrassed by Where I Come From’It points to a certain deficiency in your sense of self. You think you’re not enough.
  7. my two cents
    ‘Do I Need to Buy Gifts for My Boyfriend’s Family?’Not necessarily, but it’s a good idea to rethink your gifting plans in general.
  8. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Working Remotely, But My Company Won’t Let Me Move Out of State’When you’re already remote, it’s easy to think, What difference does it make whether I’m working ten miles away or across the country?
  9. money talks
    What It Takes to Run a Day-Care Center“I’m absolutely exhausted. I don’t know anyone who works in child care who isn’t.”
  10. your next move
    ‘I Stayed at My Job for Too Long and Now I’m Miserable’Don’t bring that baggage into your hiring process with new companies. Here’s how to regain your confidence.
  11. ask a boss
    41 Gifts for Every Type of EmployeeWhen you’re the boss giving gifts to your team, you can find thoughtful things for each person without playing favorites.
  12. ¡hola papi!
    ‘It’s Been Two Years Since My Breakup, and I’m Still Not Over It’No one can tell you there’s a right or wrong way to grieve, but there is a point when we have to accept things as they are.
  13. money talks
    ‘I Regret Letting My Dad Pay for My Wedding’Talking with a bride-to-be who wishes she’d never cashed the check.
  14. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Demands Unrealistic Timelines When Assigning Me Work’At this point she’s learned from experience that if she pushes you, you’ll find a way to get it done.
  15. ¡hola papi!
    ‘Is It Worth Taking a Chance on a Relationship With an Expiration Date?’Something can be both ill-advised and entirely worth it.
  16. my two cents
    ‘Do I Need to Pay for My New Stepkids’ Stuff?’They shouldn’t feel like an obligation. Here’s how to be supportive in a way that feels fair.
  17. your next move
    ‘How Do I Get Past My Insecurity at Work After Being Fired?’A “workplace win” list, time, and therapy will help.
  18. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Terrified of Dating But Unhappy Being Single’Dating shouldn’t be a desperate attempt to find someone who will make you feel better about yourself.
  19. my two cents
    ‘Should I Sell My House and Move Back to New York?’It’s time to step back and research your options before you make another move.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Put More Effort Into Making Friends at Work?’There’s a really big middle ground between seeking out friendships at work and deliberately avoiding them: just being pleasant and friendly.
  21. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I Feel Like I’ve Been Sleepwalking Through My 20s’In our late 20s and early 30s, there is ample opportunity to pause, take stock of our lives, and think, Is this really all there is?
  22. my two cents
    ‘What’s the Best Way to Split Expenses With My Partner?’Now that you’ve figured out which costs to share, it’s time to find a budgeting system that works for both of you.
  23. your next move
    ‘My Boss Says I Work More Than My Predecessor. Can I Ask for a Raise?’Make a pitch based on your performance, not on the fact that the person you replaced was paid more for less work.
  24. ¡hola papi!
    ‘How Do You Know If You’re With the Right Person?’People enter our lives for a time, and there are ways they are “right” and ways they are not.
  25. my two cents
    ‘I’m a New Parent and Our Finances Are a Mess’You need a loose, forgiving plan that helps you feel more in control.
  26. ask a boss
    ‘How Do I Say No to Administrative Tasks That Aren’t My Responsibility?’Once you start doing them, it can be hard to stop, because you become the person with the track record of doing them well.
  27. ¡hola papi!
    Hola Papi: ‘Nothing Is Going Right For Me’“In living a life, there are bound to be many, many mistakes. Maybe mistakes isn’t even the right word for our trials and errors. They are steps.”
  28. money talks
    3 Women on How Much It Cost to Get Married in 2022“My sense of money got so warped that it stopped being real to me.”
  29. your next move
    ‘Why Do I Outgrow Jobs So Quickly?’It’s your responsibility to make each role your own once you settle into a new company.
  30. ¡hola papi!
    ‘How Can I Learn to Be More Present?’When we accept that there are things beyond our control, it’s easier to live in the moment.
  31. my two cents
    ‘What If I Never Own a Home?’Homeownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be — especially in this market.
  32. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Keeps Trying to Undermine Me’It doesn’t take a psychology degree to see that he feels insecure.
  33. seeing someone
    ‘My Husband Hates Our Open Marriage!’You deserve to have your desires fulfilled. But proceed carefully.
  34. money talks
    ‘What Happened After I Quit’Five women reflect on the financial fallout of their own “Great Resignation,” a year later.
  35. your next move
    ‘How Do I Show I Can Handle Jobs I’m Not Fully Qualified For?’Telling the right story will make the hiring manager confident in your abilities.
  36. my two cents
    ‘Should I Let My Estranged Dad Pay My Student Loans?’If you can, just take the money and run.
  37. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Is Taking One of My Reports. I’m Humiliated.’An individual employee’s feelings generally shouldn’t be big drivers of reporting structures.
  38. ¡hola papi!
    ‘Am I Undatable?’You contain things worth sharing and appreciating. The trick is to believe that even when you’re driving solo.
  39. encounter
    I Hate How Much I Don’t Hate Nick Viall’s Dating AdviceWe sat down with the surprisingly helpful former Bachelor.
  40. my two cents
    ‘How Do I Tell My Friends About My Six-Figure Inheritance?’To start, ask yourself what you hope to accomplish by telling them.
  41. your next move
    ‘I Feel Like I Let Down My Bosses by Taking Another Job’It’s okay to move on. Here are some ways to ease the blow.
  42. my two cents
    ‘I’m Finally Making $55K, But I’m Scared It Won’t Last’The best antidote to anxiety is to create a safety net.
  43. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants Me Back in the Office Full Time. Can I Push Back?’The more your employer doesn’t want to lose you, and the more willing you are to leave, the stronger the position you’re in for this discussion.
  44. ¡hola papi!
    ‘My Average Life Is Smothering Me’You don’t need to blow the whole thing up. You just need a pressure valve.
  45. your next move
    ‘I’m Homesick. How Do I Convince My Boss to Let Me Move to Another City?’If you truly want to keep this job, you need to determine what may make your boss nervous about you working remotely and address those concerns.
  46. my two cents
    ‘I’m Good at Saving, But I’m Still Miserable’Not to oversimplify matters, but what if you thought about money less?
  47. sobriety
    ‘Can I Stay Sober Without Counting the Days Since My Last Drink?’If adding up the days one by one makes you feel bad, rethink the math.
  48. ask a boss
    ‘I’ve Been Overworked for Months and My Manager Won’t Help’You need to be less invested in keeping your office running smoothly.
  49. ¡hola papi!
    ‘I’m Afraid to Fully Embrace My Identity As Nonbinary’Unlike caterpillars who are destined to be butterflies, humans don’t intrinsically know who we’re supposed to become.
  50. your next move
    ‘How Do I Talk About Being Laid Off in a Job Interview?’You were let go, not fired, so there’s no need to lie. Here’s how to confidently explain your situation.
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