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  • Blog Post: Have a Fun, Festive, and Frugal Holiday Party

    It's the holiday season and the holidays call for presents, family dinners, and parties, of course. Parties can be a bit expensive, so you should save where you can and use every trick in the book to make your holiday party fun, festive, and fabulous while still staying on budget. If you and your friends...
  • Blog Post: Keeping you & your wallet strong…

    Leading a healthy life is very important. To achieve good health, we eat right, exercise, ease stress, etc. Though a healthy life is important, so is a healthy wallet. By wallet, I mean anything that holds your money, such as a bank account, a piggy bank, a purse, etc. When we have a strong account of...
  • Blog Post: I Would Like to Thank…

    With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner, it's important to remember to be thankful for all of the good in our lives - especially those who have helped us through tough times. Our families and friends support us in many ways - whether it be with school, a career choice, or relationships, we look...
  • Blog Post: Frugal Fashionista

    Walking the streets of New York you see all sorts of fashionistas. There's the grunge goddess, the punk princess, the vintage vixen, and the put-together prepsters. I do admit it's hard to keep up with the ever-evolving fashion in the city. In my best attempt to stay on top of the latest fashions...
  • Blog Post: What to do when you fall behind…

    Falling behind on your bills is terrible. When late fees are added to your regular monthly payment, it puts your finances in the hole, making you feel like you'll never escape. I have been there, and knowing that I owed additional money to my creditors made me feel sick and extremely stressed. Before...
  • Blog Post: Cheap Chow

    I love food and I love saving money. I really, really love saving money. Who doesn't? In order not to deny myself, I go out of my way in some instances to save some green. I walk a little farther to a certain grocery store, forgo my favorite dessert from time to time, and even shop the day-old aisle...
  • Blog Post: Make a List and Check It Thrice

    It may seem crazy, but the holidays are almost here and it's a good time to start making your gift list. Since I've gotten older, I believe that having a plan for your finances and being prepared is the best way to stay ahead of the financial crunch. The holidays are approximately three months away,...
  • Blog Post: Labor Day Resolutions

    Summer came and went all too quickly, as usual. Next week I won't be going back to school for the first time, well since Pre-K! This fact really hit me, I have now successfully entered into the long dreaded "real world". Now it's time to get serious. In order to do this I have set up...
  • Blog Post: Enter the Fall Season With Some Savings

    Goodbye school, hello work. This will be the first time in 18 years that I won't gear up for school as the fall season approaches. Shopping for clothing, school supplies, and textbooks have become a part of the summer, just like vacations to the beach and hanging by the pool. This is all about to...
  • Blog Post: Finding a Home in the Big Apple

    Moving to New York City was very intimidating, but finding the right place at the right price was even scarier. I have heard horror stories of it taking months for people to find a place and well, I had one week to find mine. Needless to say, I was a frantic mess; so, hopefully this advice will save...
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    In the current state of the economy, it is critical that we carefully monitor our expenses. It would not be difficult for someone in my position, as a recent college graduate, to start racking up debt-the dirty word we all cringe from. Almost every store that I step foot in offers me a credit card or...
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    While many individuals welcome summer, we tend to overlook the high temperatures and humidity that come along with this favored season. If you don't take proper precautions, the sun can take a toll on your body, which is I why I have come up with a list of ways to beat the heat. I find these to be...
  • Blog Post: Have a Cookout with Friends and Save

    Going out to eat with friends can be expensive. You might have to pay for cocktails, appetizers, an entree, a tip, and if you're anything like me - dessert. This season, when you and your buddies want to get together for some dining fun, consider having a cookout. Summer is a great season for having...
  • Blog Post: Planning a Cheap Summer Vacation

    Summer is almost here and June 21 st will start the vacation season. It's no secret that vacations can be expensive and summer vacations offer no exceptions. There are many ways to save on vacations - even for college students and grads. If you want to travel locally, nationally, or abroad this summer...
  • Blog Post: Fun and Cheap Summer Break Activities

    I absolutely love summer. It's a great time for fun and relaxation. The weather is beautiful and there are countless activities to enjoy without breaking the bank. When I was in college - summer meant no classes and more time for friends, family, and fun. Some of the things that my friends and I...
  • Blog Post: Taking Care of a Pet on a Tight Budget

    I always wanted a dog. I finally bought my new best friend when I graduated from high school. As an 18 year old, I should have known better and saved my money for something more practical - such as books or supplies for college. Since then, I've been learning how to take care of my dog, Molly, the...
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