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FNPhenomenal Woman: Kara Stevens of Frugal Feminista

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FNPhenomenal Woman is a monthly series where I take the conversations that we have as women that are empowering, informative, and fun and bring them to the world. In the spirit of Maya Angelou’s poem Phenomenal Woman, I want to showcase how phenomenal we are and that we have something unique and amazing to bring to the world.  These conversations will occur in two forms.  The first form is an interview with the current month’s FNPhenomenal Woman, and then the second part is a Google Hangout! This month I chose Kara Stevens of The Frugal Feminista because I love her spirit…

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Learning How to Turn A Setback into a Comeback

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I was recently talking to my friend, AJ Williams of The Single Black Chick, and she told me that her car broke down.  She spent a lot of time and thought about what she was going to do about transportation in Detroit.  She immediately started to think that she would have to purchase a car 4 months sooner than she planned, and she thought about how she could modify her finances to accommodate the purchase.  As she continued to think this through she realized that: [more…] She lives 1 mile from work and has the opportunity to work from home…

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FNPhenomenal Woman: Toya Nicole & Renee B. Co-Founders of Boardroom Beauties

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FNPhenomenal Woman is a monthly series where I take the conversations that we have as women that are empowering, informative, and fun and bring them to the world. In the spirit of Maya Angelou’s poem Phenomenal Woman, I want to showcase how phenomenal we are and that we have something unique and amazing to bring to the world.  These conversations will occur in two forms.  The first form is an interview with the current month’s FNPhenomenal Woman, and then the second part is a Google Hangout! This month I chose Toya and Renee of Boardroom Beauties because I love their mission…

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How to Save Money by Packing Light

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This past weekend, I had to travel to NYC for my friend’s wedding. I’m so happy that my friends, Charice from Big Envy and Tiffany, were at my house when I was packing, because they helped me to narrow down exactly what I would wear to the wedding. I rarely fly Spirit because of the cost of bags. I normally carry on my bags to avoid paying for checked bags, but Spirit charges for carry-on luggage. I don’t like the idea of paying to carry on luggage, because that drives up the cost of my ticket, which would eliminate any…

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Free Download: The FNPhenomenal 4th of July Survival Guide

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Happy 4th of July! Download your survival guide to managing the Summertime BBQ! I know that it is a summer time holiday weekend, the grills will  to be fired up, and you are probably playing the summer classic “Summertime” by Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff all to celebrate America’s freedom.  However, please be careful to watch your spending and how you spend your time.  Check out this post to learn how to by choosy about what events you attend. I’ve been there before, and it probably looks like this: You get a call from your friend asking you to co-host…

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