Articles Written by Dina Zipin

Dina is the author of Brokenomics, a book of humorous essays and tips about money. She has written for Forbes, Marie Claire, The Billfold, and Bustle.


Fake Socialite, Drug Smuggler, Convicted Criminal – The Completely Insane Life Of "Pot Princess" Lisette Lee

Fake Socialite, Drug Smuggler, Convicted Criminal – The Completely Insane Life Of "Pot Princess" Lisette Lee

12 Aug 2015 @ 3AM PDT

She's been called the "Pot Princess of Beverly Hills," but drug dealer Lisette Lee is anything but regal.

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In 1987, Junk Bond King Michael Milken Earned $550 Million. Two Years Later He Was In Jail. This Is His Crazy Life Story…

In 1987, Junk Bond King Michael Milken Earned $550 Million. Two Years Later He Was In Jail. This Is His Crazy Life Story…

30 Jul 2015 @ 7AM PDT

Before Martha Stewart and Jordan Belfort made headlines, there was "junk bond king" Michael Milken. This is his insane story…

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Forget Winning A Tour Of A Chocolate Factory. This $1500 Golden Ticket Could Eventually Be Worth BILLIONS…

Forget Winning A Tour Of A Chocolate Factory. This $1500 Golden Ticket Could Eventually Be Worth BILLIONS…

30 Jul 2015 @ 7AM PDT

When Max-Hervé George was seven, his father bought a golden ticket that could eventually be worth hundreds of millions, maybe even billions of dollars. It could also bankrupt a very large French insurance company.

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How One Graffiti Artist Became a Multi-Millionaire Via Facebook

How One Graffiti Artist Became a Multi-Millionaire Via Facebook

20 Jul 2015 @ 5AM PDT

The legendary story of how one graffiti artist scored $200 MILLION worth of Facebook stock for painting a few murals…

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A Peek Into The Mysterious And Scandalous Life Of Multi-Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

A Peek Into The Mysterious And Scandalous Life Of Multi-Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein

04 Jun 2015 @ 4PM PDT

Jeffrey Epstein is an extremely mysterious and allegedly very creepy multi-billionaire. Here's a look at his life and salacious sex allegations.

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How David And Jackie Siegel Made, And Lost, And Made Enough Again To Build The Biggest House In America

How David And Jackie Siegel Made, And Lost, And Made Enough Again To Build The Biggest House In America

24 May 2015 @ 12PM PDT

Here's how the Siegel's made, lost, and made enough again to build a mansion with 11 kitchens, 30 bathrooms, and a 20-car garage.

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7 Private Islands Fit For A Millionaire (Or A Billionaire)

7 Private Islands Fit For A Millionaire (Or A Billionaire)

21 May 2015 @ 4PM PDT

Here's a look at the most luxurious private islands for sale right now.

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The 20 Richest Celebrities On The Planet

The 20 Richest Celebrities On The Planet

14 May 2015 @ 3AM PDT

These are the richest celebrities in the world! Who are they and how did they build their fortunes?

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Drink Like A Millionaire: 7 Of The World's Most Expensive Cocktails

Drink Like A Millionaire: 7 Of The World's Most Expensive Cocktails

07 May 2015 @ 8AM PDT

Say you're a baller and you want something a little more posh, like a $12,000 cognac concoction. Because yes – such a thing exists.

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What Would It Cost To Attend Both The Mayweather Fight AND The Kentucky Derby On Saturday? Is That Even Doable?

What Would It Cost To Attend Both The Mayweather Fight AND The Kentucky Derby On Saturday? Is That Even Doable?

30 Apr 2015 @ 8AM PDT

The Mayweather Pacquiao fight and the Kentucky Derby are both on Saturday. How much would it cost for someone to see both in the same day going first class all the way?

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