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Recessionista

The Business of Baring It All

Nicole Lapin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business
Nicole Lapin

Is going sans makeup the new posing for Playboy?

Alyssa Milano's Business "Touch"

Nicole Lapin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Style
Nicole Lapin

The former "Charmed" star turned entrepreneur wins big with women's sports gear line. As the star of the hit WB series Charmed for nine years, Alys...

3 Pieces of "Financial Expert" Advice: Debunked

Nicole Lapin | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Nicole Lapin

When you hear advice over and over again, it doesn't mean it is right. It doesn't mean it is wrong, either. Just don't take the platitudes as fact. Rethink and think for yourself.

Has the Recession Made Your Life Simpler?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

A report in Harvard Business Review suggests that it may be beneficial not only for managers and professionals to spend more time away from work, but also for the organization.

Get Famous Fast

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Brodey

You can mourn the death of publishing or you can start bushwhacking a new book trail. These women certainly have.

Style Stock Slips... How Will Fashion Fare The Recession?

Alan Au | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alan Au

The recession is adversely affecting the entire fashion food chain. It's survival of the fittest. What survives after the recession will create a new fashion landscape and altered food chain.

President Obama: Mom Jeans Never Looked So Good!

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mary Hall

I've long said that Mrs. O is a Recessionista with her J. Crew apparel at Buckingham Palace, and now I see Barack is exercising his fashion rights to live chic and cheap.

Sex, Dating & the Recession

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mary Hall

People are feeling more vulnerable than ever, and one of the best ways to minimize stress and anxiety is seeking comfort in being with friends and lovers.

Yes, We're Still Shopping. It's called Retail Therapy.

Mary Hall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Hall

Like any other relationship in life, in order for it to be a success, a good relationship with money requires constant communication.

5 Recession-Savvy Dating Tips

Recessionwire | Laura Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

First dates at Le Cirque and second dates in St. Barth's are out (for me, and maybe you, they were never in, but you get the point). Everyone's feelin...

Budget Beauty for Real - 5 Ways to Look Good Without Shelling Out

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

There are some ways to cut back on the expenses incurred keeping ourselves presentable that will yield amazing results - both for your bank account and your appearance.

Caviar is New Recessionista Fare

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dan Dorfman

$25 to $55 caviar--even though it appears low--may still become off limits to many potential buyers if the sagging economy continues to sag.

Eating for Almost Nothing

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anneli Rufus

As Los Angeles-based Fallen Fruit wants us to know, America's city and suburban streets are rife with fruit trees growing in public spaces, or whose branches overhang sidewalks. Pick that!

A Budget Weekend in NYC

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kim Mance

We recently had a whirlwind weekend in New York City, and found deals galore. It seemed nearly every business in Manhattan was trying everything possible to attract tourist dollars.

Cheap Lingerie to Wear this Weekend

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we asked the SheFinds staff to do some research in the cheap lingerie department. Good news -- they found some nice stuff.

2009 Resolution: Learning to Want What I've Got

Perry Yeatman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

I, for one, have no interest in spending 2009 complaining about all that has gone wrong. I'd much rather focus on fixing things and trying to be happy.

Recession Proofing New Year's Resolutions

Donna Schaper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Schaper

Revitalized expectations, even if they are "downsized," can offer more comfort than upsized expectations. When we let go, we ripen.

New Year's Resolutions I Won't Be Making

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I will not resolve to lose 10 pounds. When I do, I don't. So if I don't, maybe I will.

What Recession?

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Cahn

My question to anyone who cares to answer is: who is out there buying the Louboutin pumps? The Vivier booties? The Hermes scarves, the Chloe bags? Is it you? Or anyone you know?

How To Celebrate The Holidays On A Budget...And Not Feel Depressed About It

The Frisky | Wendy Atterberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Monday it was finally made official: the U.S. is definitely in a recession. While most of us have been feeling the pinch for a while, the holidays ...

Luxury Stays For Less This Winter Holiday

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

With the holidays around the corner and the economy in the dumpster, this winter vacation is all about being a recessionista and/or a recessionisto. ...

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.

Good Stuff From Cheesy Stores: Bracelets at Charlotte Russe

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

Our tireless Managing Editor Bryn ventured into Charlotte Russe this week, the teeny-bopper haven where polyester dresses and acrylic sweaters rule.