How I Bought That

How I Bought That takes a peek inside the process of making a major purchase, whether your budget is big, small, all your own, or supplemented by family or financial institutions. In this series, we look at how women afford big purchases like first homes, statement bags, and more. The common thread here is saving with a goal in mind, and then spending like you had it all along.

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