Alicia Adamczyk, Fortune

Alicia Adamczyk


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Alicia:

Silicon Valley Bank implosion shows why FDIC insurance is so important. Here’s how it works, and how it could be the key to protecting your money

The SVB implosion shows why FDIC insurance is so important. For those with plenty of liquid assets, knowing how it works can save potential headaches. → Read More

‘I was burned out to the core.’ How 3 women took career breaks to reset their priorities

Three women discuss how they quit their jobs for a career break and how the experience reignited their ambition. → Read More

Aspiring early retirees’ chances of joining the FIRE movement can rely on one big financial decision

Savings and investments are important for early retirees. But they're not everything. → Read More

Most near-retirees haven’t met with a retirement advisor—and it could cost them. Here are 10 questions to ask to find the right one

Many near-retirees feel they don't have enough saved for retirement. Here's how to find a financial advisor that will help you build a retirement plan. → Read More

A 26-year-old quit his job in advertising because he can make more as a TikTok creator—here’s how he did it

“It’s so strange. Never in my life did I think I’d be doing this,” Eric Sedeño says of becoming a full-time TikTok creator. → Read More

Biden’s cancel student debt plan hinges on two court cases that start this month: ‘It’s better to be conservative and think this might lose’

February could be a turning point for student loan forgiveness. Here's where Biden's cancelation plan stands and what you should do while you wait. → Read More

‘I feel stuck’: How to embrace ‘wintering’ when your ambition is tapped

Everyone goes through periods when they don't feel ambitious. Author Katherine May calls this 'wintering.' Here's how you can use this down time for good. → Read More

Solo renters are paying a $7,000 ‘singles’ tax this year to live alone

In New York, the single tax for renters jumps to $19,500 a year, finds a new Zillow report. It's lowest in Cleveland at $4,387. → Read More

More than half of states are considering personal income tax cuts this year—see how it could benefit you

Still flush with pandemic aid, at least 27 states are considering a personal income tax cut. See how it could benefit you. → Read More

Tax season has resumed—and the IRS is warning about more delays and smaller refunds in 2023

It's a chaotic kickoff to tax season. After telling millions of taxpayers to hold off on filing their returns, the IRS gave the go-ahead Friday. → Read More

Biden vows to battle Ticketmaster and airlines for sky-high ticket prices hitting Americans

"Americans are tired of being played for suckers," Biden said during his State of the Union address, reiterating his support for banning junk fees. → Read More

Biden wants to bring back the expanded Child Tax Credit, a monthly check to families with children

The monthly check would help families with children. → Read More

How I’m getting my ambition back

Fortune writer Alicia Adamczyk shares how the pandemic killed her ambition and how she's getting it back on her own terms. → Read More

Gen Z and millennials are rejecting consumer culture on TikTok and ‘de-influencing’ to protect their money

TikTok users are growing tired of influencers trying to sell them over-hyped products in every video they watch on the platform. De-influencing is a backlash to all the consumerism in social media. → Read More

Here’s how much student loan debt is considered a deal breaker for prospective romantic partners, according to a new survey

A sense of humor, physical attraction, and general compatibility are important in potential romantic partners. But so is their student debt load. → Read More

A 31-year-old vlogged her job search on TikTok after she got laid off from Big Tech: ‘I’ve never felt like more of a loser in my life.’

A 31-year-old human resources manager lost her role at Lyft in December. She vlogged her job search experience on TikTok. → Read More

‘There was no humanity’: The cruelty of tech layoffs leaves employees emotionally devastated

In an industry that thrives on cold efficiency, a little humanity can go a long way. → Read More

From Dunkin’ to Delta, customer loyalty programs aren’t as rewarding as they used to be

Between inflation and worker shortages, companies like Dunkin, Starbucks, and Delta are cutting back on freebies and rolling back once-generous rewards. Customers aren't happy. → Read More

Little tech luxuries once made middle class millennials feel rich. That era is over

Big tech once promised to disrupt everything—and make it cheaper. But those days of VC money subsidizing the millennial lifestyle are over. Everything, from Uber to Airbnb, is getting a whole lot more expensive. → Read More

My ‘soul is tapped out:’ The pandemic killed my ambition. Here’s how I’m getting it back

The COVID-19 pandemic led many Americans to rethink their relationship with ambition. But it's good to want to strive for something. Here's how I am working to get it back. → Read More