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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

Does Personality Type Determine Your Income?

The Myers-Briggs test analyzes 16 different personality types, some of which tend to be higher earners than others. Where do you fall?

The 3 Best Cities With Rent Control

Is rent control your secret weapon to a coveted, affordable apartment in the country’s most expensive cities? The rules are tricky, but maybe!

First-Time Home Buyer? Consider These 5 Cities

Some U.S. cities still offer a prime buyers' market for first-timers. Have you considered putting down roots in one of these spots?

5 Reasons to Keep Your Money Separated After Marriage

Most couples assume sharing money is just part of marriage. But it doesn't have to be.

12 Great Side Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If your 9-to-5 is crushing your spirits, consider one of these fresh air side hustles that'll get you outdoors — and unchained from your desk.

These 5 Famous Animals Earned More Than You

Learning just how much money these celebrity animals make will both impress you and depress you.

6 Times We Are Likely to Lie for Money

When are we most likely to tell little white lies (and even some whoppers)? When money's at stake, of course.

6 Great Side Jobs for Book Lovers

Wishing you could spend all day reading books instead of going to work? Put that bookwormery to good use by getting paid to be a book lover.

7 DIY Easter Baskets That Cost $10 or Less

These creative Easter baskets promise your little ones more than just a sugar rush — all at $10 or less!

10 Stocks That Are Actually Having a Good Year

The Stock Market stumbled into 2016, pulled down by cheap oil and worries about China. Despite all that, these stocks are stepping lively into spring.

How Much Can You Trust That Food Label?

They say you should always read the labels when you buy food — but can you trust what the label says?

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Divorced

Finding a lawyer is the instinctive first move when a marriage falls apart. Making these critical money decisions should be second.

5 Ways the Canadian Dollar Decline Will Impact Your Wallet

The loonie is at its lowest value relative to the dollar in 13 years. How will our northern neighbor’s economy affect our own wallets?

5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier

Getting rich isn't easy. But it can be a whole lot easier if you mind your P's and Q's!

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

Then again, if you already knew these truths about investing, why would you need a financial advisor?

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Get Ahead

The Sandwich Generation — those stuck caring for growing kids and aging parents — face big financial challenges. Learn how to survive the squeeze.

5 Ways to Finally Make Your Finances Paperless

It's time to drop all that paper weight and go (almost) completely paperless. It's easier than you think!

Americans Spend More Than Other Countries On These 10 Things

Americans are known to be big spenders. Here's how our spending habits stack up with the rest of the world.

Here's How Much It Costs to Lose a Pound on 5 Popular Weight Loss Plans

Losing weight isn't easy, and if you choose the wrong plan, it isn't cheap, either. We break down the true cost of some popular weight loss plans.

Can Tiny House Living Actually Save You Money?

The latest trend in real estate is living large in a really small space. Seems like that should be a money-saver, right?