10 Crucial Ways to Make Your Money Go Further: Save More, Spend Less, and Live Just as Well

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Shout-out to the ladies who are already excellent at managing their money—I applaud and envy you; really, I do. I hope one day to be more like you; a natural spendthrift who diligently tracks her purchases, savings, and investments. But for now, I need a little help. Neither Mint nor self-help books seem to have resulted in lasting change (more like guilt-induced short-term reform). So instead, I’ve gathered some of our most helpful, cut-to-the-chase financial advice.

From tips from super-successful women who speak from experience, to smart ways to save cash on healthy eating, beauty buys, and your house, these 10 articles will leave you in a better financial place than you started.

How 6 Smart Women Became Millionaires Before They Turned 30

Learn from, and be inspired by, these six talented and ambitious young women, each of whom launched booming businesses in their teens and 20s.

10 Legit Ways to Save Money in an Expensive City

Even if you have an entry-level salary, there are ways to save money that don’t involve dining on ramen for the rest of your life. Two money pros break down 10 ways to keep your wallet (and your savings account) full.

The 55 Best Shopping Sites for Girls on a Budget

While there are certain pieces that are definitely worth a splurge, sometimes, cheap shopping sites are exactly what you need to get your fashion fix. Here, 55 stores that won’t endanger your credit, from hidden shopping gems to the big brands every fashion girl should know, whether or not she’s on a tight budget.

101 Ways To Save Money Right Now

While it’s key to know how to stick to a budget and manage your long-term finances, it’s also key to know easy tips and tricks to save a little immediate cash if you’re feeling short. Read on for 101 ways to save money today.

The 30 Best Home Shopping Websites for Girls on a Budget

There are plenty of affordable home retailers that offer great-looking items that won’t come close to breaking your bank—and there’s enough variety in this list to satisfy every kind of taste, whether you’re into minimalism or midcentury modern.

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How to Save Money Fast, According to Women in Finance

We chatted with women who are so good at managing money, they made careers out of it. Gather top tips for saving money fast from accountants, executives, analysts, and traders.

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Apartment on a Budget

It’s not impossible to decorate your home without dropping major bucks on expensive lamps, rugs, and décor of that ilk, or on the flip side feel like you need to furnish your apartment with floor-to-ceiling IKEA. Get tricks from two sisters who are experts in affordable décor.

How to Set Up Your Own Budget in 8 Easy Steps

Even if you’ve never much thought about your financial future, or if you live pay check to pay check, there are a few easy steps you can follow to set up a simple, starter budget that will set you up to kick some personal finance goals.

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Like anything else, eating healthy on a shoestring takes a little planning, creativity, and good old-fashioned work. But when you consider the rewards—better health and more money!—we can guarantee that you’ll find it’s worth the effort.

25 Money-Saving Beauty Tips

Check out some of our favorites tips, from creating your own homemade products to finding beauty items that have multiple uses—all to help you get the most out of the beauty products that you have already.

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