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Here are some gift ideas that are small but mighty.
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A credit card can be a traveler’s best friend.
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7 Things You Should Never Spend Money on at the AirportLife
Don’t let a long layover turn into a shopping spree.
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The 12 Best Sofas Under $800 (They’re Seriously Stylish, Too)Design Ideas
Part budget-friendly, part luxe, you're going to love these picks.
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11 Brands That Will Fill the Bed Bath & Beyond Void in Your LifeLife
From HomeGoods to Dormify!
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I Tried TikTok’s Amazon Price-Matching Hack at TargetLife
This sneaky tip can save you cash on every Target run.
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I’m a Style Editor, and These Are My Favorite Arhaus Finds Under $100Design Ideas
One of my go-to “budget” shopping tricks, especially if I’m in a decorating rut? Browsing higher-end home brands — which might typically fall out of my furniture price range — specifically for home decor. Sure, pieces still might skew a little costly comparatively, but even investing in something as small as a new pillow or vase can make my entire space feel gloriously new.
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This Is the Easiest Hack for Saving Money on Large-Scale Rugs
Anyone can re-create this idea, in any space.
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20 Money-Saving Tips to Take the Pressure Off Your Wallet Right NowLife
Here's how to save on everything — without the stress.
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I Sent My Monthly Budget to a Finance ExpertLife
Here's what I'm doing right, and 3 things she told me to change.
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This Easy Home Decor Hack Makes Tablecloths Super-AffordableProjects & Improvements
It's so easy, it'll make you say, “Why didn’t I think of that sooner?”
Feb 7, 2023
These Are the 31 Smartest Ways to Save on Decor This YearDesign Ideas
There are so many ultra-affordable (and even free!) ways to zhuzh up your home, so it's easy to make this your best decorating year yet.
Jan 18, 2023
4 Things I Do to Save Money Every Time I Book a Hotel, as a Travel WriterLife
Every $50 really adds up when you're planning a vacation.
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The One Budgeting Tip Experts Swear By When Gift ShoppingLife
Because 'tis the season to overspend, and overdoing it in the name of delighting your loved ones happens — a lot.
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7 Tips and Tricks I Use to Make Budgeting More ADHD-FriendlyLife
An ADHDer’s guide to making "cents" of finances.
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They're almost too good to be true!
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5 Home Decor Trends That Can Actually Save You Money This Fall and WinterDesign Ideas
Pretty and practical is the name of the game.
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5 Affordable Aldi Staples That Have Helped Me Lower My Grocery BillLife
The $3 shredded cheese is a huge get.
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10 West Elm Finds Under $20 That Make Perfect Gifts for Anyone on Your List (or Yourself!)
Bonus: They won't break the bank!
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No matter where you shop.
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Give Your Space a Makeover for Less with These 10 Wayfair Finds Under $100
You're going to want every one of these stylish steals.
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This Is How Much It Cost to Move Out, After My Boyfriend and I Broke Our LeaseLife
One day we're putting together an IKEA couch, the next we’re loading the U-Haul.
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My Friends and I Make the Same Salary — This Is How Our Budgets CompareLife
I sat down with four of my friends, who all make the same salary as me, to get insight on how they handle their personal finances.
Aug 8, 2022
6 Homebuyers Share How Moving to the Suburbs Impacted Their BudgetsLife
Who knew mulch could be so expensive?
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IKEA Has a Perfect Tiny Bedroom, Space-Saving Nightstand for Under $40Design Ideas
This piece saves you space and money!
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The 8 Best Under-$1,000 One-Room Makeovers We've Ever SeenHome Projects
These DIY makeovers made the most of tight budgets.
Jun 22, 2022
This Is the Cheapest, Cutest End Table Idea for Your Small SpaceDesign Ideas
This idea could cost you little to nothing.
May 25, 2022
Bringing Home a Pet? Don't Forget to Budget for These 6 Sneaky Expenses
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I’m a Dietitian and Spent $98.98 on a Week’s Worth of Groceries at TargetLife
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5 Things I've Learned Since I Started Getting My Groceries DeliveredLife
"I am immensely aware of this privilege — knowing that someone else can shop for my groceries, and then deliver them to me."
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I Figured Out How to Basically Get My Costco Membership for FreeLife
This trick might just work for you, too.
Apr 29, 2022
5 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Groceries, According to a Budgeting ExpertLife
Use the self-checkout option!
Apr 28, 2022
5 Things to Do Before Student Loan Payments ResumeLife
Here's what to do and when to start.
Apr 10, 2022
Before and After: I Made Over My Rental’s Entryway for Under $200Projects & Improvements
I devised a plan that would have a big impact without costing a ton of money. It was also simple enough that I could do most of it myself, on my own timeline. 
Apr 6, 2022
Setting a Budget for Your Home Repair Project? This Is the Google Sheet You Need
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Because budgeting for even a basic repair project can feel overwhelming.
Apr 4, 2022
Give Your Space a Luxe Look for Less with These Walmart Finds Under $200Life
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Mar 24, 2022
A Joyful, Colorful Miami House Was Decorated on a Budget With Stencils and PaintTours
Sarah Coleman and her partner had to decorate their Miami house on a very small budget. "Everything we did was stencils and paint because it was the most affordable option. I wanted the gorgeous wallpapers and new shiny fixtures, but we had to do everything little by little and do it creatively, so we weren’t broke all of the time!"
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The Best Furniture and Decor You Can Get Right Now for Under $100Design Ideas
Proof that you don’t have to compromise style for savings.
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How to Budget for Decorating Your First ApartmentLife
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The 10 Best Brands for Budget-Friendly Bedroom Furniture (That Aren't IKEA)Design Ideas
The Swedish retailer is always a great option, but these other wallet-friendly brands will broaden your horizons.
Feb 13, 2022
17 Valentine’s Day Gifts We Heart from Nordstrom (for $50 or Less!)Life
Bonus: They're stylish and thoughtful.
Feb 2, 2022
Our Favorite Budgeting Tips From House Tours in 2021Life
Decking out your space doesn't have to break the bank.
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5 Budgeting Apps That Make Money Planning EasierLife
According to finance experts.
Dec 11, 2021
How I Knew I Was Ready To Commission a Custom Piece of FurnitureLife
Creative consultant Nicolette Mason breaks down her dream-worthy bed.
Nov 22, 2021
How to Revamp Your Space with Just $25, $50, $75, or $100
Small budgets, big impact! Refresh any room (in style) without breaking the bank.
Oct 28, 2021
A Furniture Flipper's Denver Home Is Full of Fabulous Budget Furniture FaceliftsTours
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Oct 22, 2021
10 Luxe Pottery Barn Finds That Look Expensive but Are Under $100
Budget-friendly *and* beautiful.
Oct 20, 2021
4 Important Money Lessons I Learned From Growing Up in Foster CareLife
My childhood wasn't easy, but it taught me important lessons about life and money.
Oct 13, 2021
7 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Splurging on an "Investment Piece"Life
According to money and resale experts.
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Oct 1, 2021