9 Items That Are Always Worth Splurging On (at Least a Little!) in Your HomeLife
Living spaces become much more enjoyable when you fill them with quality pieces you love — and that are built to last.
Jul 26, 2023
8 Social Media Accounts to Follow for Money AdviceDesign Ideas
No matter where you stand on the “just buy the $5 latte” debate, we could all use a little bit of guidance when it comes to our finances.
Mar 31, 2022
8 Impressive Kitchen Redos That Keep Old Counters, Cabinets, and More
HOME PROJECTS
These kitchen redos prove that you don't have to replace the expensive stuff to make a major difference.
Mar 31, 2022
This Financial Planner's Historic Home Mixes Original Details & Modern UpdatesTours
Danielle Nava is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the co-owner and vice president of Toujours Planning. She lives in a stunning historic house she shares with her husband, Andrés, their adorable twin daughters, and their cats, Niko and Ludo.
Mar 30, 2022
DIY Pros Share Their Favorite Money-Saving Design HacksDesign Ideas
From peel-and-stick wallpaper to recycled tile, here are seven tips for DIYing on a budget.
Mar 26, 2022
This $16 IKEA Item Totally Revamped My Home Office DecorDesign Ideas
I figured out a unique way to hang lots of pictures without hammering a bunch of nails into the wall.
Mar 22, 2022
7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Spring into Your Living RoomDesign Ideas
From decorating with faux flowers to starting an indoor herb garden, you’ll want to incorporate these spring decor items ASAP.
Mar 20, 2022
B&A: A Beautiful Black and White Galley Kitchen for $7,000 — Appliances IncludedProjects & Improvements
"You can do big things with a small budget!" this homeowner says of her 100% DIYed new kitchen.
Mar 17, 2022
B&A: A $300 Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Has a "Jaw-Dropping" DIY FloorProjects & Improvements
"I knew I wanted to give it a comfortable and practical look: modern-meets-retro," this renter says of her fun revamped kitchen.
Mar 16, 2022
Adding This Traditional Piece to My Bedroom Was One of My Best Furniture-Buying DecisionsDesign Ideas
As a small space dweller, I am always on the hunt for storage solutions that are substantial and sophisticated, and this piece fit the bill perfectly.
Mar 15, 2022
5 Home Finance Trends on Their Way Out, According to Real Estate ExpertsReal Estate
Some of them are a pleasant surprise.
Mar 13, 2022
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.
Mar 13, 2022
B&A: A $25 DIY Gives a Beat-Up Dresser a Fresh Modern-Meets-Vintage Look
HOME PROJECTS
See how this woodworking DIYer created a totally new silhouette by bending wood around an existing set of drawers.
Mar 12, 2022
B&A: A Neutral Nursery Gets a Bold, Colorful Big Kid Look with a $600 RefreshProjects & Improvements
The project includes an easy IKEA desk hack and a great artwork-displaying idea.
Mar 11, 2022
Designers Say These Are the 7 Areas of the Home Where Clients Are Most Likely to SplurgeDesign Ideas
People tend to invest in kitchens and bathrooms — but several other areas of the home are getting special attention these days.
Mar 11, 2022
B&A: A $350 Dining Room Redo Features a Smart IKEA Hack and Other Custom DIYsProjects & Improvements
This DIYer's advice for renovating on a budget? "Get thrifty." She used secondhand finds and DIYs to get an expensive-looking dining room for less.
Mar 10, 2022
How I Created the Viral Disco Ball Light Effect in My Bedroom for Just $10Design Ideas
It never fails to wow my friends when they come over, and even after two years, I still get wowed by the dreamy vibe myself.
Mar 10, 2022
This Genius $10 Product Will Breathe New Life Into Your Secondhand Wood FurnitureDesign Ideas
Just don’t use it on your fine or antique furniture!
Mar 8, 2022
Before and After: An Old Yellowed Bathroom Gets a $900, DIY-Packed MakeoverProjects & Improvements
This bathroom has the ultimate DIY solutions for concealing ugly tile.
Mar 7, 2022
This Investment Educator's Brooklyn Rental Is Compact, Colorful, and CoolTours
Amanda Holden, also known as "Dumpster.Doggy" on Instagram, is an entrepreneur, educator, and the founder of Invested Development. She aims to answer the question: “How do I teach dusty investing topics without making my students want to stick needles into their eyeballs?”
Mar 7, 2022
B&A: An Old Table with Office Furniture Vibes Gets a Chic Upgrade for Under $100Projects & Improvements
If you want to refresh laminate furniture to look like wood, read on.
Mar 6, 2022
10 Little Ways to Boost Your Credit Score, According to Finance ExpertsLife
Making payments on time is one of the best ways to maintain a good credit score, but there are other small things you can implement into your financial wellness routine to boost your score.
Mar 6, 2022
Before and After: A Family Heirloom Lamp Is Renewed and Re-Loved with an $87 DIYProjects & Improvements
“I hated having this family piece just sitting in storage," this DIYer says. "Giving it new life feels like I’m bringing my Nana back into my home.”
Mar 4, 2022
This $14 Amazon Frame Is One of My Most Luxe-Looking Desk AccentsProjects & Improvements
Small but mighty, it's one of my favorite home purchases to date.
Mar 4, 2022
For Long-Term Savings When Decorating, Nothing Beats This Living Room StapleDesign Ideas
The extra expense upfront will make your sofa last forever.
Mar 3, 2022
Before and After: A $40 Redo Turns a Scuffed-Up Dresser into a Statement PieceProjects & Improvements
This DIYer put in lots of sweat equity to create her modern-meets-vintage custom dresser.
Mar 1, 2022
5 Ways to Use Sinking Funds to Help You Reach Your Financial GoalsLife
Over this past year, I’ve been able to add more than $40,000 to my net worth. A major factor was my use of sinking funds, or separate savings accounts for each goal.
Mar 1, 2022
One Thing That’s Always Worth Splurging On, According to a Real Estate Agent Real Estate
It's not a fancy kitchen countertop or bathroom remodel.
Mar 1, 2022
How to Revamp Your Space with Just $25, $50, $75, or $100
Style
Small budgets, big impact! Refresh any room (in style) without breaking the bank.
Oct 28, 2021
I Never Plan on Getting a Joint Account With My Boyfriend — Here's WhyLife
Financial advisors weigh in on your options for splitting bills and expenses with a partner.
Oct 23, 2021
6 Designers Share Their Best Furniture StealsDesign Ideas
You never forget your best deal ever!
Oct 22, 2021
7 Habits That Can Help You Actually Pay Off Your Credit Card DebtLife
According to money experts.
Oct 20, 2021
7 Common Myths About Credit Cards — and What to Know InsteadLife
According to financial experts.
Oct 19, 2021
This $1 Fan-Favorite Dollar Store Cleaner Proves Your Home Can Sparkle on a BudgetCleaning
This all-purpose cleaner deserves a permanent home in your cleaning caddy.
Oct 17, 2021
How Expensive Is Getting a Dog, Really? A Trainer Weighs InLife
Here's everything you need to know before welcoming a dog into your family.
Oct 16, 2021
Why We Need to Start Talking About the Investment GapLife
According to experts.
Oct 13, 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
The Simple Post-It Hack That Gave Me More Confidence to Ask for What I'm Worth Life
Asking for a higher rate as a freelancer can be tough. This post-it helped.
Oct 12, 2021
This $0 Hack Plant Shop Pros Swear By Makes Potting Big Plants a BreezePlants & Yard
This easy hack helps lighten your load — literally.
Oct 8, 2021
7 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Splurging on an "Investment Piece"Life
According to money and resale experts.
Oct 8, 2021
5 Easy (and Fun) Ways to Stick to Your Home Decorating BudgetLife
No matter how much or little it is.
Oct 5, 2021
I Swear by Keeping Multiple Home Wish ListsDesign Ideas
And here's why one might save you time and even money when decorating!
Oct 1, 2021
5 of the Easiest Budgeting Lessons AT Readers Have Ever LearnedLife
"I think it’s absolutely saved me money because at the end of the day, I want my money to go to the principle, not to interest."
Oct 1, 2021