iOS app Android app

Budget Living

8 Things To Borrow Instead Of Buy

Apartment Therapy | Posted 03.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Apartment Therapy

When you're trying something new, often your first instinct is to rush out and buy all the things you need for whatever activity you've taken on, be it camping or traveling or hosting overnight guests. But often these things, bought with the best of intentions, end up getting used only very infrequently -- and taking up a lot space in your home in the meantime.

9 Decor Magazines We Wish Still Existed

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's still a hole in every design fan's heart for Domino.

How One Family Lives Off Of $14k A Year

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

And, get this: They live comfortably, with no debt.

Ten Tricks & Tips for Saving Money in Denver

Claire Walter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Claire Walter

In and around Denver, the best things in life are free - or cheap. Mile High on the Cheap tracks down, free entertainment sales and special promotions and posts half a dozen or more every day.

Five New Yorkers Fashion Rent-Free Home Out Of Abandoned Ferry | RAVI SOMAIYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The ship is owned by a 29-year-old real estate investor named Jonathan, who spoke on the condition that his last name not be published and the precise...

Elopement Business Is Booming Amid Recession | DEVAN SIPHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In a time of tightening budgets, some wedding professionals have seen an increase in elopements as couples consider it a practical alternative. It's ...

The Recessionista: Ready For Her Close-Up

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

She's ready for her close up now and poised to become America's new sweetheart, the girl who's super stylish on a dime and wears her tight budget as comfortably as couture.

Doctors Offer Discount Botox, Plastic Surgery

New York Times | NATASHA SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In light of drastic consumer cutbacks on spending, some dermatologists, facial surgeons and plastic surgeons are promoting the kinds of markdowns, cou...

Staying In Is The New Going Out | Charlotte Kemp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

While restaurants are struggling, sales of smoked salmon, for example, are up by a third as people throw dinner parties. Comfort eating means luxury c...

The Joys And Thriftiness Of Sex With Your Ex

New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

ormal dates--with the requisite mani-pedis, barbershop shaves, drinks, and movie tickets--can easily add up to more than $200. But just because you're...

How To Swap Instead Of Shop

New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

You hate everything in your closet, but you don't want to buy anything. Easy to fix. Hold a clothing-swap meet or, as my friend Jane calls them, "frie...

Library Circulation Soars

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barnes & Noble, Best Buy and Blockbuster's loss is the Chicago Public Library's gain. Circulation of library materials during the first nine months o...