budget

18 Sep 2019

How I Live in NYC and Spend Only $25/week on Groceries

by Kate Brunotts As much as I’d like to say that my frugal grocery budget of $25 a week was out of my love of being responsible and financially savvy… it’s not. I live in New York City and stuff is expensive. Moving here and starting with a stream of

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24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to cook

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17 Sep 2014

A Quick, Cheap, Dirty Chocolate + Raspberry Brownie Recipe

Sometimes I’m just not in the mood to gather an endless array of ingredients for my mise-en-place. But the craving for chocolate can sometimes be unmanageable; the thought of gooey and dense fudgey chocolatey goodness being penetrated by my Buscemian canines on loop in my brain. I like fruit, I

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02 Apr 2014

Visit Urban Upbound for FREE Financial Advice in NYC

  In “News-That-Hardly-Qualifies-As-News-News”, New York City is still expensive as shit. Expert broke assess show little to no signs of this improving. Due to the financial climate of the city (and your bank account) it is absolutely crucial that you continue to utilize all available services and resources the city

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14 Mar 2014

5 Things to Do to Stay Fit on a Budget in NYC

Photo from FoodNetwork.com It’s easy to see why people think you need to be rich in order to be healthy. Whole Foods is more expensive than McDonald’s. Bally’s Total Fitness costs a hell of a lot more than say, sitting on the couch and shoveling potato chips in your mouth.

Elizabeth DiPietro - The Sporty Spendthrift 0
03 Jan 2014

Introduction To A Broke-Ass Wedding: Matrimony On A Budget…

“Your wedding is in Vallejo, on a Sunday, and in November? Aren’t you afraid of gun shots, work schedules, cold and rain?” In order to abide by the rules of a broke-ass wedding, throw away any ideas of what you want your wedding to be like. Because in California, the

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11 Dec 2013

DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style. I’m usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at the gym instead of happy hours at night, I can get from Monday to Friday without spending too much moolah. Come the weekend, though, and

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