My DIY NYC Rental Kitchen Makeover–No Paint, No Reno

DIY Rental Kitchen Makeover in NYC

I never thought there was anything “wrong” or “ugly” about our kitchen. But as I scrolled through countless aspirational home makeovers where everything was gut-renovated, styled by a fancy designer, and set free by limitless budgets, I felt both inspired and left out: What about the renters? The brand-new custom cabinets I saw were close […]

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Quality Clothes: How to Buy Better Sweaters + Make the Most of Your Money

How to Buy High-Quality Sweaters

*Affiliate links below* Note: If you’ve come from Instagram try-on stories from 11/28, here are the links to the Naadam sweaters I liked: Cashmere Oversized V-Neck, Cashmere Oversized Crewneck, and Cashmere Oversized Turtleneck. A few Fridays ago, to cap off a long work week, I went to check out the new Nordstrom. While the price […]

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How to Be Passively Aggressive With Your Money (on Any Income)

How a Lazy, Non-Rich Person Started Investing

It was the tweet heard around the world. OK, it may have only reached the fringes of the personal finance world. I’ve mentioned controversial tweets before, but last week another tweet touting the same “unrealistic” savings benchmarks pissed people off again: And again, all the defeatist replies made me sad as hell: “That’s cute that you […]

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How to Talk to Your Partner About Money…When They’d Rather Talk About Literally Anything Else

How to Talk to Your Partner About Money

*Guest post: I often get messages from readers who are struggling with how to have productive money conversations with their significant others, so I’m excited about this post! Money is such a huge part of relationships, and a source for arguments in said relationships. I could have easily written an article about this myself, but […]

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