How to Create an Emergency Fund

The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. You probably know all about saving money.  What self-respecting budget fashionista doesn’t pride herself in knowing how to find the best deals everywhere? […]

Tips for Getting a Second Job

The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. The allure of a second job can be pretty strong, especially if you’re trying to pay down some credit card debt or annihilate […]

10 Great Retro Fashion Pieces on a Budget

Trends come and go but there’s always place for vintage in our hearts at TBF. Why? Vintage is classic without being boring, quirky without being, well, Lady Gaga. Of course, true vintage can get a little pricey, so we’re all about retro and vintage-inspired. Don’t want to reinvent your entire wardrobe? No problem — leave […]

High Vs. Low: Holiday Glitter Clutch

A standout clutch can add soooo much to your holiday ensemble — and seriously, a little glitter makes us ridiculously happy. True, glitter can look cheap if it’s not done well — but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done well inexpensively. Don’t believe it? Well, actually, neither did we but seriously, look at the […]

High Vs. Low: The Statement Necklace

Money is tighter than ever this time of year — but the cruel joke? We have to show incredible restraint to resist buying ourselves all those fabulous things we’re seeing, and budget our money carefully to ensure we have gifts for our most-deserving loves ones covered. Ugh, it’s a fashionistas nightmare — but we do […]