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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

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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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New Year. New Ideas. New Goals. Are You Ready? + FREE Download

In Frugal, Phenomenal

As 2014 comes to a close and we embark on a new year, it is important that we take the time to reflect on how the prior year went.  As we live, each day should be better than the last and each year should be better than the last. Does that mean that everything will be perfect? No. However, everyday that you are alive you should learn something or do something that expand your thoughts and horizons and honors God. During your period of reflection you need to think about the following questions. What went well? What didn’t? Did you meet your…

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How to Stick to Your Budget During the Holiday Season

In Frugal, Phenomenal

About 32% of Americans have a household budget.  Having a budget it an amazing start, but it is not enough.  You have to know how to follow it.  Last week I discussed the steps that you need to follow to develop a budget for the holiday season.  This week I want to share 5 strategies to help you stick to the budget that you created last week. 1.  Understand what you want to buy for each person on your list, and shop for only that.  By understanding what you want to buy ahead of time, you will reduce the time…

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