Lauren Levine
Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who's contributed to publications like American Way, Charlotte's Got a Lot, Thrillist, U.S. News & World Report, and more. She's also the co-host of The Margarita Confessionals podcast. Say hi on Twitter and Instagram, she's @latestbylauren.

Cash Confessional: A week of spending for two entrepreneurs bringing in a total of $235,000 annually

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a personal and anonymous look into how people of all ages and incomes spend their...

How I Work: 19 quick questions with Mayor Vi Lyles

Vi Lyles became our city’s first African-American female mayor in 2017. Last night, she won the Democratic primary, all but guaranteeing her a second...

Cash Confessional: a week of spending on 25-year-old insurance coordinator’s $40,000 salary

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a personal and anonymous look into how people of all ages and incomes spend their...

Blind Date: Sparks fly over dinner al fresco between 36-year-old lawyer and 39-year-old financial analyst

How does Blind Date work: Charlotteans fill out this Agenda Blind Date Survey about their make-or-breaks, their ideal types and their perfect dates. Then the...

Cash Confessional: a week of spending on a 27-year-old senior auditor’s $75,000 salary

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a personal and anonymous look into how people of all ages and incomes spend their...

How I Work: 20 quick questions with Andy Wilkerson, Vice President of Blackhawk Hardware

Andy Wilkerson is the Vice President of Blackhawk Hardware, located in Park Road Shopping Center. He’s the only child of founders Jim and Barbara...

7 pieces of wedding planning advice no one gave me that I wish they had

When you get engaged, people with various years of marital experience under their belts are quick to flood you with advice alongside their well wishes....

35-year-old saves $100,000 in 7 years by living inside tiny house, plans to retire at 40 and build in Asheville

As real estate and rent prices continue to rise, some Charlotteans are looking for alternative ways to build wealth and put down roots. Ryan Mitchell has lived...

Former Wells Fargo employee launches Lotto Edge, a data analytics company to help you buy the right scratch-offs

Lotto Edge is a Charlotte-based startup designed to help lottery players find greater success with their scratch-off ticket purchases. Jared James, a CPA who...

How I Work: 11 quick questions with Morgan Lashley and Caroline Dunham, founders of Vestique

Morgan Lashley and Caroline Dunham are best friends (they met in college) and co-founders of Vestique, a popular women’s clothing boutique with nine...

Cash Confessional: A week of spending for a couple with 4 kids earning $98,000

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a personal and anonymous look into how people of all ages and incomes spend their...

I use Bumble BFF to make friends — here are 6 quick observations

I met my fiancé on Bumble two and a half years ago, swiping my way through decent, mediocre and completely bizarre dates until we connected. Dating apps come...