Looking good shouldn't break the bank!
Time to kick that morning coffee run.
It starts July 16!
Ball on a budget with these summer saving tips.
Who knew we overspend so easily?
Talk about growth!
It's SO easy.
I love treating my boyfriend to a fun date every now and then. I think it makes him happy. The only problem with this is that sometimes money is a little tight.
When it comes to entertainment in college, it can seem like everything is expensive; but you don't have to sacrifice fun to save your bank account! All it takes is some planning and self-control.
Whenever I shop for home appliances or groceries, I always love picking up Febreze. The smell fixes everything, and seeing as I'm moving into my first apartment (awwww!), I know there are going to be a lot of cooking mistakes to cover up. However, my mama isn't going to be there to fund my Febreze addiction, and therefore things are going to get pricy.
I can't believe I'm being this depressing on hump day! But, I'm being serious and honest. Even if you get a entry level job out of college, money is low, low, low, low (and you won't be buying boots wit dah fur, if you catch my drift).
Heather and Bailey star in WE tv’s newest series, Downsized, about a Brady Bunch-esque blended family of nine trying to get by after their father’s business went under. So what have these girls learned from the unfortunate demise of their no-budget lifestyle? Here are their top 10 tips for saving money, without skimping on style.
This week I was perusing USA Today and stumbled upon an article that struck me as, frankly, a bit terrifying. The article screamed HUGE DEBT, NO SAVINGS in my face, warning all of us in "Gen-Y" (that group of seventeen - twenty-somethings) that we're the only generation unlikely to out-succeed our parents financially.
This week has been 127 times better than last, shopping wise. I've been so busy that there hasn't been much time to dig through F21's new daily arrivals. Not shopping wise though, stress has been killing me. Exams, term papers, projects... I don't even see my boyfriend anymore. And I live with him!
So because of a recent underwear purge (I estimate I have about 60 pairs), I found myself needing some nude n0-show undies for an ivory dress my mom bought me over Spring Break. What started as an innocent visit to VS.com for one $10 thong turned into a $250 shopping bag that won't stop staring at me.
Hello. My name is Kelly, and I'm a shopaholic. I get more delight out of buying a new pack of Hanes v-necks than eating a Marco's grilled cheese after bar close. Vogue is my porn of choice. Updating wish lists on all of my favorite online stores would be my favorite hobby.
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Being an adult means making a lot of sacrifices. It's about saying no to a dinner party because you can't afford to bring more than stale bread ends. It's about turning down movie offers because it costs 5 billion dollars to buy a ticket in NYC (and god forbid you want to see IMAX...bye bye, life savings!).
Because I'm making six pennies a year in my job after taxes, I follow a very strict budget that allows me to afford a moderate amount of food and a moderate amount of fun. There is no room for a savings plan in my budget so I just figured if I was extra careful nothing would ever go wrong. Then last week everything went wrong.
Even though I keep hearing the recession's over, those of us on a student budget are still tightening our belts (and not because it makes us look thinner). A lot of innnovative ways to save have popped up in the last few years, but one of the most life-changing is the idea of moving in with the significant other to save on rent.
When I got to college, my parents and I debated between giving me a credit card or a debit card. With my propensity for shopping and dining out, my parents had enough foresight to realize I'd be $20 million in debt by the end of the first semester with a credit card at my fingertips. Debit card it was. But that didn't come without its own share of problems.
With the recession guilting me into sacrificing unnecessary luxuries (oh, multiple, daily Starbucks runs, how I miss you!), I’m wondering how others are handling their own sacrifices. Our daily indulgences have now become something to shake a finger at, but many industries are still thriving by playing into our addictions.
Let's be honest for a moment here: as college females, we aren't so good at managing our money. Sure, we'd like to be...until we walk past Anthropologie and have to have every dress in the window and those adorable throw pillows for our bedrooms.
The hardest part of graduating from college for me personally was learning how to manage my money. I was always able to be frugal with my own savings account in college, because my parents were still footing the bill for most of my expenses. That meant that all the big and important stuff was being taken care of and I was only responsible to cover the things that I liked. Like bags. And shoes. And shots of vodka.
Every girl will go through a time in her life when she has to choose: eat dinner or buy a new little piece of fabulous. We have all been (or are, or will be) so broke that the basic necessities of human life are juggled on a constantly shrinking stage of available funds.
There are only a few weeks left of the Spring 2009 semester, so how are you going to spend your summer? If you're like many poor students across the country, you're going to waste at least the first month of summer vacay working (and sweating) your ass off in the grueling heat in order to pay off the debt you racked up this term.
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