Contests & Challenges


People Who Have Entered The #1KHustle Side Income Challenge

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Jason Butler (TheButlerJournal.) and I are crazy happy to have so many people on board for the first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge. The Side Income Challenge Check out the players! 1: Shantell-(a personal friend of mine).  She plans on stepping up her eBay game, freelancing, running a […]

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Introducing The #1KHustle Side Income Challenge 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Are you ready to start a side hustle? Are you ready to take your existing side hustle to the next level? Well I’m happy to announce that I’ve teamed up with Jason over at The Butler Journal to bring you the first #1KHustle Side Income Challenge We […]


Introducing A New Concept… 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I created another website. Which reminds me… I can help you start a blog or create your website.  Reach out and ask! I’ve been blogging for 5 years.  I  have experience and I’ll make sure you learn from all of my mistakes! I’ve been working on […]

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And The Winner of the Blue Apron Box is….

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We had a grand total of 15 entries and here’s how I broke it down: 1 Sandy (liked) 2 Sandy (commented) 3 Sandy (shared) 4 Jami V (liked) 5 Jami V (shared) 6 Jami V (commented) 7 Aisha (shared) 8 Devon (commented) 9 Pat (commented)) 10 Cali W […]


Friday Five: Can I Go Cash Only in September? 3

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! It’s my favorite day of the week again! Friday We all know I love a good challenge, so why not start this new month with one of my favorites… cash only! Can I go cash only in September? I can’t even answer this question because I normally […]


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Win Six Free Meals: Blue Apron 17

  Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I am now on company #2 from my Food Subscription Box Experiment. (Click here to read about my Food Subscription Box Experiment) I really really loved Hello Fresh (here’s why).  And this week I gave Blue Apron a try. Groupon had a sale and I paid […]


And The Winner of the Hello Fresh Box is….

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We had a grand total of 10 entries and here’s how I broke it down: 1 Amanda L (liked) 2 Amanda L (commented) 3 Amanda L (shared) 4 Donielle R (commented) 5 Jany R (commented) 6 Jami V (commented) 7 Jami V (liked) 8 Jami V (shared) […]


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How To Win Three Free Meals: Hello Fresh 10

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! It’s time for a giveaway! We all know I love free stuff! This week I am giving away something I LOVE-Hello Fresh. There are many many reasons to love Hello Fresh: 1: Great (healthy) recipes. 2: Easy recipes. 3: No more wasting food. 4: Portion Control. (I […]


Road To Financial Wellness Articles

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to pursue their dream lifestyle. Find out more about local events near you. […]


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Wealthometer: 1 Year Later 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Last year, I came across a cool wealthometer! The wealthometer answers an important question: What is your position in the US distribution of wealth? Here’s how it works: You enter your information. Take a guess at where you fit compared to others. Find out your wealth compared […]