Meredith is a freelance writer based in New York. Her work has appeared in Marie Claire Magazine, Refinery 29, DailyWorth, Levo League, Business Insider and GoGirlFinance. She earned her Masters in Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Meredith enjoys reading, jogging, SoulCycle, asking her dog Otis questions and decorating her teeny, tiny West Village apartment.

Latest Articles

6 Ways To Guarantee You Get A Bonus

It's that time of year again, and for once we aren't talking about the holidays. No, I’m talking about how to get a year-end bonus. In the business world, we are approaching the end of the fiscal year...
By Meredith Lepore

17 Signs The Front Row At SoulCycle Is For You

Earlier this year, The New York Times published a story on the phenomenon that is the front row at SoulCycle. Though technically anyone can just plo
By Meredith Lepore

7 Things People Assume About Freelancers

Even though more than 17.7 million Americans characterize themselves as freelancers, and experts predict that freelancers will make up 40 percent of the American workforce by 2020, there are still som...
By Meredith Lepore

The Fosters Think The Kardashians Are The Realest

There are scripted shows, there are reality shows and then there is a new show called
By Meredith Lepore

Katie Maloney Dishes On Her Status With Schwartz

It's hard to believe, but Season 3 of Vanderpump Rules is almost over. The finale airs on March 2, and guys, it has been quite the season. From the return of Stassi Schroeder to the hi-jinx pulled by ...
By Meredith Lepore

BJ Tells Us What He Really Thinks About Mindy

Here's a little Valentine's Day treat for you that may restore your faith in love. While giving a talk about his new children's book The Book With No Pictures at Manhattan's 92nd Street Y on Tuesday, ...
By Meredith Lepore

Stassi Schroeder Spills About 'Vanderpump Rules'

Heather Chandler, Regina George, Kelly Taylor, Cruella De Vil. What do all of these women have in common besides amazing style? They are mean girls, but they are so entertaining that you sometimes roo...
By Meredith Lepore

6 Hard Things About Being a Woman in Tech

First, let's take a look at the numbers: Even though women now earn 61.6 percent of all associate’s degrees, 56.7 percent of all bachelor’s degrees, and 58.5 percent of graduate degrees in the U.S., w...
By Meredith Lepore

The 19 Stages of SoulCycle Withdrawal

I never thought in a million years that I would become addicted to a workout. But here I am, obsessed with the infamous indoor cycling class known as SoulCycle. I am in that studio at least twice a we...
By Meredith Lepore

Scheana Marie Talks to Us About Feminism

We've been waiting for so long it seems crazy that it's finally here, but Vanderpump Rules Season 3 premiered Monday night, and it did not disappoint. The fights, the laughs,
By Meredith Lepore

14 Things You Never Knew About 'The Wonder Years'

It has been 26 years since The Wonder Years aired on ABC and changed the face of television forever. Today we are spoiled with our Breaking Bads and True Detectives and so much high quality TV. But in...
By Meredith Lepore

29 Signs You Work With Your BFF

Work can be tough — not to mention, boring. Day in and day out, you go to the same place and have do more or less the same thing, for way too little money or credit. Sometimes, one of the only things ...
By Meredith Lepore

Erika Christensen Delivers An Emoji Spoiler...

If you are a fan of this Jason Katims drama then you know it has already been an emotional rollercoaster for Joel and Julia on Parenthood Season 5 and
By Meredith Lepore

9 Steps To Making Your First Investment

If you're anything like me, then the idea of starting an investment portfolio is a little foreign and scary to you. I can name all of the Gilmore Girls boyfriends and the actors who played them, but a...
By Meredith Lepore

How Can You Start Investing Ethically?

For some of us, anything that even has to do with the idea of investing is pretty scary. Sometimes, just keeping your money in a shoe box in your closet (or invested in the buying of the shoes themsel...
By Meredith Lepore

7 Things No One Tells You About Your First Job

Most of us are taught to believe that every part of our education (and for some of us, it's an extremely long education) is designed to prepare us for our jobs, especially those first few years of our...
By Meredith Lepore

How To Be Productive When You Only Have 5 Minutes

No matter how efficient I try to be, I usually feel like there is never enough time for anything. Sometimes, just thinking about the lack of time I have ends up overwhelming me so much that I waste ti...
By Meredith Lepore

9 Things No One Tells You About Being A Grown-Up

If we learned anything from the films Big and 13 Going on 30, it's that adulthood isn't always what it seems. Yes, you can buy a trampoline for your apartment and stay up as late as you want when you ...
By Meredith Lepore

25 Unconventional and Awesome Bachelorette Ideas

When you hear the words "bachelorette party," many things come to mind: penis straws, a lot of drinking, and a LOT of cash spent. But a bachelorette party doesn't have to fit that stereo-typical image...
By Meredith Lepore

11 Things You Should Never Do At A Bachelorette

It's hard to believe that women didn't really have bachelorette parties until the 1960s, when they decided they wanted to get in on the pre-marital rowdiness just like the boys. However, those bachelo...
By Meredith Lepore