Aside from Bustle, Natalia writes for HelloGiggles, Simplemost, and The Delite. You can also find more of her writing and personal essays in places such as the L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune's RedEye, xoJane, Elite Daily, Scary Mommy, Elephant Journal, and Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies. She has a Ph.D. in couch-surfing—having spent four years sleeping on over 200 L.A.-area love seats and sectionals, all in an effort to whittle down her student loan debt—and still has many more couches to explore.

Natalia’s Latest Articles

What 14 Millennial Women Spend On Food Every Month

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

How The AHCA Will Impact Birth Control, According To Doctors

As you probably know, birth control has been in the news ~a ton~ lately. ICYMI, on Thursday, the U.S. House Budget Committee voted 19-17 in favor of moving the American Health Care Act (aka the GOP replacement for the Affordable Care Act) to another final committee before the House of Representatives vote on it — a modified version of it. In other words, this is ~not good news~ for anyone who uses Planned Parenthood or clinics for birth control. It's also not good news for anyone who uses Medica…

By Natalia Lusinski

7 Stats That Show Why We Need More Public Clinics

As you know, birth control and Planned Parenthood have been in the news A LOT lately. Now, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy revealed statistics that show why we need more public clinics, not less. Their contraceptive deserts research stated that in 105 counties across the U.S., Planned Parenthood is the only provider that offers the full range of contraceptive methods. W-o-w, right?! The topic of birth control came up last week during CNN's Town Hall, when Dana Bash …

By Natalia Lusinski

What Millennial Women Spend On Rent A Month

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

What Millennial Women Waste Their Money On

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

This Is How Much Millennial Women Spend On Clothes

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

Here's How Much Millennial Women Save Every Month

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

22 Millennial Women On Why They Save Money

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

How Millennial Women Feel About Their Bank Account

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Natalia Lusinski

How Much Money Millennial Women *Really* Spend

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle is launching Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should…

By Natalia Lusinski