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The Millennial Generation Is Spending More Money Than Ever On Luxury Goods

We’re broke, we’re unemployed, we owe student loans, we’re living off our parents, we have degrees in things like English and Philosophy, we’re unprecedentedly narcissistic, and as if we couldn’t…

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Study: People Who Spend Their Money On Experiences Are Happier

How you spend your money says a lot about you — and it says even more about whether or not you’re a happy person. A new study from San Francisco…

Julie Gerstein | April 6, 2012 - 9:20 am

TLC’s T-Boz & Other Celebs Who Blew Their Fortunes

Say it ain’t so! TLC member T-Boz, one of the ladies who just a few years ago sang about wanting “No Scrubs,” filed for bankruptcy today. T-Boz — real name…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Went On A Shopping Ban … And It Backfired

I’m fairly certain that I have an addictive personality. I’ve avoided drugs, gambling, cigarettes, and alcohol based on those suspicions, and likely will continue to do so until my dying…

Sally McGraw | September 26, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Money 101: Identifying The Money Drains In Your Life

I’m amazed at how every time I walk out of my apartment, cash just seems to seep out of my wallet. So, this year, in a conscious effort to make…

Rainbow Kirby | January 19, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Don’t Let Santa Bring You Debt This Year For Christmas

Even though it’s less than two weeks until December 25th, I’m experiencing a small Christmas miracle: I’m not feeling the holiday panic. Why? The day after Thanksgiving I put together…

Joanne Hinkel | December 13, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Watch 15 Fashion Addicts Refrain From Purchasing For A Year

The idea of going on a spending fast is nothing novel—we’ve heard stories about people challenging themselves to not even buy one single thing or to refrain from buying anything…

Leonora Epstein | December 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Money 101: How To Meaningfully Reduce Your Expenses

Financial tips like “skip your latte” are obnoxious. So are suggestions to camp rather than stay in hotels, separate two-ply toilet paper and cook eggs in the dishwasher. After all,…

Amelia Timbers | October 4, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Brace Yourselves: Clothing Prices Will Apparently Go Up Soon

See those two women in the photo who are shopping and all smiley and happy? Now, close your eyes and remember this image, seal it to your memories, children. Because…

Leonora Epstein | July 27, 2010 - 1:10 pm

My Two Cents: 5 Ways To Stay Fabulous On A Budget

I admit I’m pretty much a walking gender stereotype — I like shopping, getting pedicures, grabbing drinks with the girls after work, obsessing about my hair, and lusting over other…

Wendy Atterberry | July 21, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Net-A-Porter Sells Out Of $6,000 Alexander McQueen Dress—How Much Will You Drop Online?

When Net-A-Porter started up in 2000, it seemed doubtful that people would buy premier designer goods off the internet, sight unseen. But the times, they did change, and now we’re…

Leonora Epstein | May 18, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Rich People Shop At Kohl’s?

There are two types of wealthy people. Those who go on reality television to show off their private jets and bling and Caribbean estates. And then there are rich people…

Leonora Epstein | April 16, 2010 - 11:20 am

I’ve Lost My Passion For Shopping

I don’t know what’s happened to me. I used to love shopping. Next to having sex, drinking, and eating great food with friends, shopping used to rank pretty high on…

Leonora Epstein | November 8, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Do You Feel Like A Ditz Because You Love Fashion?

“Fashion trends speak volumes about the human condition and wordlessly point us towards the zeitgeist,” writes South Africa Times columnist Jacquie Myburgh. Huh? They do?

Ms. Myburgh, like many…

Leonora Epstein | October 15, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Sex Sells: How Much Do We Spend On Doin’ It?

Sex sells and we’re all paying the price. Whether you’re a married mom or single and ready to mingle, rendezvous require cold, hard cash, even if you go soft or…

Simcha | September 30, 2008 - 11:30 am

Poll: What Are You Scrimping On During The Econonic Crisis?

Yeah, so I know “Dancing With The Stars” premiered this week and we’re all in a tizzy because Drew Barrymore snogged Chuck Bass, but did you know that there’s a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Your Spending Secret Is Out

According to CNN.com, 29% of people in relationships lie to their partners about their spending habits. Ha, we think 71% of people lie on surveys. Everyone splurges every now and…

Simcha | July 30, 2008 - 12:00 pm