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How to Identify the Money Leaks in Your Budget

In Frugal, Phenomenal

How often do you think, “Where does all of my money go?!?”  If you think this then chances are you have money leaks in your budget.  What’s a “money leak”?  Think of it this way.  Imagine a bucket that is being filled with sand, but there is a hole in the bottom of the bucket.  Therefore, regardless of how much sand is poured into the bucket, the bucket never stays full because the sand is flowing out of the bottom.  Your bank account is similar.  There will always be money flowing out of your bank account because of your monthly…

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What I Wished That I Knew Before I Shattered My Cell Phone

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This weekend I was pulling my cell phone out of my pocket and then it slipped out of my hand. As I saw it making its way to the concrete parking lot all I could do was pray that it didn’t land face down. However it did. It landed in the kiss of death position for cell phones. The screen shattered so bad that chunks of the iPhone glass were dangling from the phone. Not only did the glass shatter, but for a period of time even the home button stopped working, and the only thing that I could do was…

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Why I Learned to Say No and Not Feel Bad About It

In Frugal, Phenomenal

How many times have you ever dragged yourself out of the house or stopped by somewhere on the way home and you really didn’t feel like it?  You probably did it because you told someone that you would be there at a certain time, and you don’t want to break your promise.  Trust me.  I’ve been there, and continue to struggle with how I manage my time and my commitments. [more…] Oftentimes we say “yes” even when we want to say “no” because we feel obligated or that we just don’t want to hurt the other person’s feelings.  However, it…

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[Live Workshop] 5 Steps to Overcome the Post Holiday Pinch

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Did you overspend over the holiday season?  Are you already feeling the impact that it has had on your 2015? If so then you are not alone.  The average person was expected to spend $861 on gifts this season and in the United States during the 2014 holiday season.  For some people, this resulted in an over extended budget, use of credit cards, and ultimately starting off in a financial hole before 2015 even starts. [more…] The good news is that, you can bounce back.  This workshop is designed to teach you 5 strategies to help you to bounce back…

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[Jet Magazine Feature] 5 Money Management Tips For College Students

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Three weeks into the new year, and millions of Americans are still clinging to the resolutions they made on Jan. 1. Many of us are pledging to create better habits, while others are committing to ditch bad ones. One dangerous habit that many college students fall victim to is accumulating debt.  That’s why this week I caught up with financial guru, Aisha Taylor, to get her expert advice on how to keep college students from going broke.  Check out her money management tips. Aisha is a #1 Amazon Best Selling Author and the creator of The Live Phenomenal Program, designed to help…

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