Take a Look Inside Barack Obama’s Old Brooklyn Apartment
The Park Slope home is on the market.
How to Survive When Life Gets Pricey
Multiple kids in preschool, a new house with rooms to fill, friends all getting married or turning 50—there are whole life stages when your expenses feel insurmountable. Don’t charge them. Instead, follow these money-stretching strategies so you can enjoy what you’ve got going on.
You Have 3 Extra Days to File Your Taxes This Year
You'll have an extra weekend to get your taxes in order.
These Words Could Help Your House Sell Faster—and for More Money
Words matter, too, when it comes to real estate listings.
Meet the Woman Changing the Plus-Size Clothing Industry
Jodi Arnold had an $8 million eponymous clothing brand sold at Barneys New York and other high-end stores. Then a bad economy took it down. She came back stronger, with the plus-size line Eloquii, which had sales of $20 million last year. Arnold, 49, spoke to Real Simple about failure, dreams, and transforming lives—including her own—through fashion.
You’ll Need to Spend More to Get Your Free Drink at Starbucks Soon
And some customers aren’t happy about it.
Best Sources for Inexpensive Wedding Dresses
If you’re planning a wedding, you probably already know that costs add up—really quickly. But just because you’re sticking to (or stuck with) a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have the dress of your dreams; all it takes is a little extra research, and some insider intel. Our three favorite, unexpected places to look if you’re looking to score a drop-dead gorgeous dress that will still leave you money for your honeymoon? Your favorite retail shops (many go-tos, like J. Crew, have lines on the side specifically designed for brides and bridesmaids), sample sales (thanks to modern technology, you don’t even have to be there in person fighting off other brides-to-be), and resale options (because why should a dress so beautiful only be worn once?). Read on for the options that top our list.