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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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5 Travel Tips To Help Keep More Money in Your Wallet

In Phenomenal

Did you know that 45% of Americans take a summer vacation?  If you ever went on vacation then you know that it can get pretty expensive.  However, there are ways to make traveling a little more friendly on your wallet.  Imagine being able to reduce the cost of your trip so you can either spend more while you are there or put the savings towards one of your financial goals!  Check out these 5 tips to learn how. [more…] Book far enough in advance.  As you know, the price of the hotel is only one piece of the cost to…

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How to Create a Side Hustle to Generate Additional Income

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I run into many people who tell me that they would like to get ahead financially or stop the stress of living paycheck-to-paycheck but their biggest barrier to accomplishing that goal is that they don’t make enough money.  I believe that if you want to get ahead, you definitely have to identify places where you can cut, but you can only cut so much.  You can’t cut your way to financial freedom.  Eventually you will have to make more money.  This is where the side hustle comes in. [more…] When I was in the process of repaying my credit card…

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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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