THE NEXT STEPS

You’re Making $80K—How Should You Spend and Save?

Financing a start-up, the economics of home brewing, and the dark truth about childcare

01/25/2016 Edited by Marty Patail By Zach Dundas and Emma Mannheimer

Q&A

How to Budget With Goals in Mind

The creative director of innovative banking app Simple breaks it down.

01/25/2016 By Marty Patail

THE FRESH START

How to Live the Good Life in Portland on $40K

Uber vs. car ownership, the legendary $10,000 windfall, and picking a credit union

01/25/2016 Edited by Marty Patail By Zach Dundas and Emma Mannheimer

THE MONEY ISSUE

Strike it Rich in Portland—Without Selling Your Soul!

Is Portland still affordable? How can we retire in style? Can you get rich making digital currency in the privacy of your own home? Our jaunt through the city’s financial life reveals all.

01/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

THE MONEY ISSUE

Hot Tips from Portland's Financial Pros

Enlighten your investments, get smart with taxes, consider cash flow, and find out which local stocks are on the rise

01/05/2015 By Eric Earle, Kate Goodling, and Keegan Clements-Housser

THE MONEY ISSUE

Financial Lessons From the Chapman Swifts

How Portland’s most famous flock of birds reveals the true nature of money

01/05/2015 By David Wolman

THE MONEY ISSUE

Who Let the Doge Out?

Mining for millions (or ... not) with the world’s most adorable cryptocurrency

01/05/2015 By Marty Patail

THE MONEY ISSUE

The Portland Paycheck Peep Show!

We scope out some of Oregon’s more sensational salaries—go ahead, take a look.

01/05/2015 By Keegan Clements-Housser

THE MONEY ISSUE

3 Great Collective Workplaces for Start-Ups in Portland

Sharing is caring at these rentable offices for freelancing workers searching for community.

01/05/2015 By Tuck Woodstock

THE MONEY ISSUE

One Portland Design Firm Weaves Success From Chaos—Here's How

Industry’s Oved Valadez on how his design firm's hyper-collaborative anti-hierarchy works

01/05/2015 By Marty Patail

THE MONEY ISSUE

How to Cash In On Legal Pot in Portland

We get the inside scoop on making money in the new marijuana market from one of Washington's pot branding pros.

01/05/2015 By Catalina Gaitán

THE MONEY ISSUE

How Portland's Cost of Living (and Beer) Compares to Major U.S. Cities

Think the cash is always greener in Portland? Think again. We do the math on average rent, transit prices, and the cost of a pint.

01/05/2015 By Catalina Gaitán

THE MONEY ISSUE

Three Steps to Retiring Rich

A strategy for health and happiness over the long haul—as told in notes from your future self.

01/05/2015 By Kelly Clarke

THE MONEY ISSUE

Inside the Mind of A Portland Angel Investor

Venture capitalist Eric Rosenfeld talks about our start-up scene, where the money is coming from, and how Portland can cash in even more.

01/05/2015 By Marty Patail

THE MONEY ISSUE

How Would the Buddha Budget?

Monetary angst is as old as money itself, but therapists haven’t specialized in the subject until recently.

01/05/2015 By Aaron Scott

THE MONEY ISSUE

5 Apps to Transform Your Monetary Life

Your phone is about to become your new financial guru.

01/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

THE MONEY ISSUE

Five Local Credit Unions that Started Small But Aimed Big

Looking to leave the big banks for locally-raised credit union? Here are the options.

01/05/2015 By Kate Goodling

THE MONEY ISSUE

What the New York Times Got Wrong About Portland

What we talk about when we talk about how the city makes a living

01/05/2015 By Zach Dundas

THE MONEY ISSUE

3 Incubators for Portland's Next Smashing Start-Up

Got a great business idea? These entrepreneurial pros can help.

12/23/2014 By Tuck Woodstock

Commerce

Safe House

Oregon's credit unions don't need a bailout—they're staying afloat on their own.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis