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Brittany Lyte

Brittany is an award-winning journalist. Her writing appears in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera America, FiveThirtyEight, San Francisco Chronicle, Connecticut Post, Boston magazine, Hawaii Magazine and Honolulu Civil Beat.

Latest articles by Brittany Lyte

5 Politicians Who Struggled With Debt

Money woes can strike just about anyone, even those who would seek to lead us. Would you vote for these five debtors?

What Booze Teaches Us About Money

Besides not wasting all of it at the bar, there's a lot booze can teach us about money.

Could Happy Hour Help You Better Manage Debt?

From happy hours, to cooking classes, to brunch… SoFi makes online lending a social affair.

6 Brands With the Best Warranties

If the products from these brands disappoint you in any way, rest assured that their customer service won't.

6 Ways to Use Google Alerts to Save Money

Aside from staying up-to-date on celeb gossip and breaking news, Google Alerts can also help you shop smart and save big.

6 Smart Shopping Reminders That Will Save You Big

Before you reach for cash or card, take a moment to remind yourself of some truths about shopping. The money you'll save is your own!

8 Clever Ways People Are Making Money From Pokémon GO

Savvy Pokémon GO players are cashing in on the craze. Here's how they're catching 'em all while catching a few bucks, too.

Here's How Brexit Could Affect Your Travel Plans

With Britain planning to divorce the EU, many things are up in the air — including some of your travel plans.

5 Best Cities for Going Car-Free

If you're thinking of ditching your car for a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, these are the cities you need to live in.

Don't Waste Your Money on These 6 Workout Snacks

Skip the pricey protein powder and coconut water as your pre-workout fuel, and you can save big, even while you shred.

6 Budget-Friendly Beach Destinations

There's no need to let your trip to the beach cost an arm and a leg.

5 Surprising Ways a 3D Printer Can Save You Money

3D printing is the future. From prosthetic limbs to custom guitars, here's how a 3D printer can save you big money.

6 "Tourist Towns" That Are Actually Great to Live In

They may look picture-perfect on a postcard, but these tourist towns are also ideal spots to put down roots.

These Checklists Will Make Your Life Better

Want to improve your life? All it takes is the right checklist.

6 Decorative Plants You Can Eat, Too

Kill two birds with one stone by stocking both your garden and your pantry with these gorgeous edible plants.

Here's How the Election Could Impact Your Wallet

It's Trump versus Clinton. Find out how the presidential shakedown will affect you where it truly hurts — your wallet.

8 Money Moves Students Should Make During a Gap Year

Malia Obama made gap years buzzworthy. Fellow students taking a year of self-exploration should make these money moves first.

Can You Really Make a Living in the Gig Economy?

Making a stable living in the booming gig economy isn't easy, but it is possible.

What Are Hedge Funds, Anyway?

Very few of us have the pocket change kicking around to invest in hedge funds. But ever wonder what they are — and why they matter — anyways?

6 Ways NOT to Spend Your Credit Card Rewards

Earning credit card rewards is a key benefit of buying with plastic. Just make sure you choose rewards that have all the value you earned!