What are the best ways to upgrade personal services such as massages, food delivery, personal training, and more? More importantly, where is the middle ground between DIYing it and, for example, hiring a personal chef? How can you outsource and save time in some areas of your life so that you can focus on spending your time (and money) on the … Read More about The Next Step: Services
2021 Update: We still think this was a really fun discussion on when to buy grown-up furniture — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion of the best places to buy furniture (with TONS of reader comments and reviews). There was a fun discussion a while ago in the comments section … Read More about The Next Step: Furniture
2018 Update: We still stand by this discussion on when to set up house (especially the idea that young professional women should feel OK about buying nice dishes or sheets or even houses before they’re partnered!) — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion about how to stop putting your … Read More about When to Set Up House (Or: Why It’s OK To Buy Nice Dishes Before You’re Partnered)
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to decorate your first real apartment — links have also been updated below. Reader R wonders about how to decorate her first apartment after grad school… I’m about to graduate law school and will be moving into my first “grown up” apartment soon. I’ve never really … Read More about How to Decorate Your First Real Apartment
Kat shared her personal adventures in purchasing property, as well as tips for other young women on deciding whether or not to purchase property.
2017 Update: We still stand by this Type A Guide to Moving — you may also want to check out more recent discussions about your home, as well as some of our other organizing tips for Type A ladies. I’ve moved far too many times, particularly in my early 20s when I was interning a … Read More about The Type A Guide to Moving (Our Best Moving Tips!)
You may not realize it, but where you live is one of the biggest money decisions you make — it can impact YEARS of savings because it’s such a pain to move. So it’s worth asking yourself — can I have a roommate? Do I really need a 1-bedroom or is a studio OK? Do I need to live in the trendy part of town or should I live somewhere cheaper?