Rent or Buy?: Personal Finance

If you’re a renter, you’re probably eyeing the real estate market with great interest right now. It seems as though people are practically giving their homes away in an attempt to avoid foreclosure, and there is a good chance that this has grabbed your attention. On the other hand, if you’re a homeowner, you may […]

No-Sew Pillows: DIY

Pillows are a fabulous way to add color and texture to your rooms, but they can be so very expensive to buy. Conversely they are cheap and easy to make. Even if you don’t own a sewing machine and you’ve never lifted a needle in your life (and you don’t intend to) you can make […]

High Vs. Low: The Metallic Wedge Sandal

Shoe designers have taken the sandal to new, ahem, heights this season—with color, texture, and really interesting heel details. As you know, metallics are the new neutral, and so are cropping up on handbags and sandals all over—including in the form of a gold wedge sandal that is surprisingly versatile. Here, two options—one that fits […]

Anna Cohen on Sale: Green Fashion

Buying a cotton tee because it’s labeled “organic” is a good start, and the gasping cotton fields thank you (so does your immune system). But if you want to further reduce your carbon footprint, the next step (ahem) is to snag one of Anna Cohen’s flattering frocks. After perfecting her chops in Florence for the […]

5 Summer Finds Under $25: The Look for Less

Bold patterns. Hot colors. Sun and fun. Come summertime, you can get as daring with your home décor as you want, and it’s all about the accessories. These fabulous finds have just the right amount of color and graphic allure to punch up your home’s summer look. Backyard barbecues call for fun serving pieces and […]

Personal Finance Advice: Avoid Mixing Credit

Do you share your finances with someone? People in serious relationships often merge finances, and sometimes there comes a time when an adult child has to take over finances for an aging parent, but these aren’t the only two ways that you might find your finances mingling with someone else’s. As a matter of fact, […]