Happy Birthday! I Bought You Something That Costs $5K A Month

Don’t buy someone a present that costs them money.

Welcome To Our Guest Room! There Are Rules

It’s the unspoken rules that are tricky. I don’t charge for our space and I won’t take money if you offer, but I do have expectations.

Giving To Family Beyond Your Parents

I had never felt as much like I really had money as I did when I began sharing it with my family.

It’s Engagement Season! Does Your Ring Come At A Heinous Cost?

Uninterested in narrative? More of a #STEM major? Get a diamond grown in a lab!

How Small Is Too Small, When It Comes To Charitable Gifts

Do small gifts help, or are they more of a hinderance, because they cost as much to process as larger gifts but are far less valuable?

The Resources We Have to Give

Six years ago, none of my peers had anything extra to give. Now, I feel like I missed an important part of adulthood. I want to be able to host people and cook for people and share my extra things.

The One-way Gift

Good morning, Billfolders! Let’s start off this Tuesday with a question: have you ever given or received a “one-way gift?”

The Cost of Things: Revenge

Now, for $9.99, you can have glitter sent directly to your enemies.

Sharing Time: How Much Did You Spend on Presents This Year?

It’s time. If you are ready, willing, and prepared, please drop into the comment box the answers to these questions.

Revenge Giving, or Giving Out Of Spite

When you give money to a cause you know a person would hate, and you do it in their name.

Do 1 Thing Diddy Diddy Dum Diddy Do

A Hannukah Do-1-Thing

The Cheapest Generation Goes Generous for the Holidays

we miserly Millennials are having spendy holiday seasons

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Gift Ideas

if you do feel like splurging, there are some legitimately adorable or impressive things on the GOOP list, like the Penny Skateboard ($74) and the Light + Ladder Air Plant holders ($150).

How to Make Buying Things More Like Having Experiences

DON’T buy on impulse. DO wear a funny hat.