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FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight, Jennifer Pink, shares her insight on how to be successful as a single mom

FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight: Jennifer Pink

In FNPhenomenal MOM

FNPhenomenal Mom is a series that I am doing to highlight Single Moms who are amazing moms and who are also rocking it out personally in their careers, entrepreneurship, or in the community.  I think that it is important to show other single moms that it is possible to raise amazing children without sacrificing who you are as a woman.  These interviews are motivational, but also include practical advice on how to structure your life for success, financial management tips, and techniques to teach your children about finances.  We are all in this journey together.  My hope is to highlight other…

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Here are five ways start up entrepreneurs can save despite having irregular income during lean times

5 Ways Start-Up Entrepreneurs Can Save Effectively and Proactively

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Saving for entrepreneurs can be an afterthought, when you spend most of your time running your business. If you are a start-up entrepreneur, then you may be in for some lean times for the first couple of years as you grow your revenue. This makes saving very difficult. However, saving is extremely important since there is no consistent paycheck to fall back on during lean times. How do you save when your focus is on reinvesting into your business to help it grow? I caught up with personal finance guru and bestselling author, Aisha Taylor, who provided these five tips…

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Episode 015: Get Uncomfortable & Live a Life That Is Authentic To You

In Live Phenomenal Podcast

Episode Description Gwen Jimmere is a single mom who owns an international business that she started from her kitchen.  In this podcast she shares how she overcame divorce and getting laid off during her divorce to growing an international company.  Her tips are practical for anyone interested in pursuing entrepreneurship as well as anyone who wants to build a career in Corporate America.  One of the things that really stuck out to me in this interview was she said that because she chased her dreams and defined her own phenomenal, that she doesn’t have to tell her son that he…

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The Challenges of the Entrepreneur Journey

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I had the opportunity to purchase a ticket to see Duke play in the NCAA Finals Game in Indianapolis.  I really wanted to go, but I decided against it. I decided not to go because I had just taken a trip to Cuba and I realized that I couldn’t keep using the excuse that “this is a once in a lifetime experience” to justify my unplanned spending. On the day of the Finals game I was really upset, because while I was in college Duke never got this far, and I’ve always had to watch Duke play in the…

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What You Need to Consider When Starting a Business

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I embarked on full-time entrepreneurship and the road is harder than I expected but way more fulfilling than I ever could have imagined. Since I started this full-time journey I often get questions about how I started FNPhenomenal.  Therefore, I decided to compile the 4 things that really helped me at the beginning of the journey. 1.  Find what keeps you going. Passion will sustain you during the tough times and when you don’t feel like working. Ask yourself, “What would you do if you had to do it for free?”  The answer to that is probably something that…

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