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From Pinching Pennies to Living FNPhenomenally

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I was interviewed on the Moms With Dreams Podcast with Erica Gordon.  I had an amazing time and had a chance to share some key money principles with the listeners.  Below I’m including the interview synopsis and a link to the Moms with Dreams Website so you can listen to the episode.  I hope that you enjoy! —— Aisha Taylor, the CEO and founder of FNPhenomenal, is a financial freedom expert who brings a fresh twist to wealth consciousness. Although Aisha had been well-instructed on how to manage money, she fell into the trap of “keeping up with the…

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How Increase Your Savings by Making It Automatic

In Frugal, Phenomenal

If there was one book that totally transformed my approach towards money, it had to be the Automatic Millionaire by David Bach.  This book taught me that if I want to be successful with savings and investing, then you must make it automatic.  The brilliance behind this concept is you can’t spend what you don’t see. The reason why I love this so much is that if the money is taken out of your check before you have to spend it, then you are forced to live on less.  There are a couple of ways to make savings automatic. Change…

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Over the past few years, I have seen an increasing number of messages and even cards that celebrate single moms on Father’s Day. Although I understand why single moms feel this way, I also think that we need to respect the integrity of Father’s Day.

Back to School Shopping Tips

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According to Bankrate.com parents will spend $670 just to get one child ready for school this year.  Sending your child to college costs even more!  If you have more than 1 child, then it’s enough to make your head spin.  If you are getting ready to send your children to school this year, then here are a few tips to help you to reduce your costs. Take Inventory for clothing and supplies.  Before you start shopping for new items, search your house and take inventory of all of the clothing and supplies that you have.  Identify which supplies will be…

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Frugal Yet Phenomenal Bottles of Wine for Less Than $10

In Frugal, Phenomenal

With the summer in full effect, and the social gatherings all around us, I started to wonder which bottles of wine would be great to bring to a friend’s house without getting the side eye.  As professional women, we want to have amazing experiences and have some knowledge about wine, but how do you know which wines to buy without breaking the bank? Since I wanted to know and because I will drink a bottle of Five Oaks ($3/bottle on sale at Rite Aid), but will very rarely bring it to a social gathering unless I know the host drinks…

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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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