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Save Money: Lunch Streak 2016 Week 2 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! What’s up with this Lunch Streak? Average Americans spend $37 a week on lunch.  That’s about $2,000 a year (source).  That may not seem like a lot of money but there are a LOT of things $2,000 can buy: -2 vacations to the Caribbean or Mexico. -A […]

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2016 #LunchStreak Week 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Welcome to week 2 of the lunch streak. I would LOVE to know if you plan on participating. There will be mini-contests and prizes so I hope you’ll join me in my cause to save you some money (and calories). I’ve been working on some cool worksheets, […]


Follow Me On Blab, Periscope and Katch! 3

Hello Sophisticated Spenders!!! I have 3 cool new programs to tell you about. Blab, Periscope and Katch! What is Blab? According to their website, Blab.im is: a place to watch, join, and interact with live conversations about the topics that matter most to you. I’ve participated in a few Blabs and […]

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There’s Still Time To Vote!

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! http://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/youve-run-over-budget/   There’s still time to vote for my video! You can vote daily!!! No need to register for anything-just hit the like button on the bottom left! Here’s a link also: What to Do If You’ve Run Over Budget Enjoy your weekend!


Go Banking Rates Video Contest

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! http://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/youve-run-over-budget/ I need your help! Please check out my video and hit the like button if you like it. And if you REALLY love me, you’ll share it with your friends 🙂 Thanks!!!!!


What I Read This Week: Money Blunders, Yard Sales and Real Estate

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! What an awesome week! AT&T replaced my broken cellphone (for free)!  (Click here to read all about it) I was featured on Real Money!  Click here to watch a video of my money blunder.  I overpaid for a lemon back when my credit was terrible. I also […]


DC Area Commuting Contests!

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I joined a few commuting contests in the DC area. If you are in the area you should register for these or find events in your local areas! 1: Alexandria Commuter Challenge! http://www.alexandriacommuterchallenge.com/home-1.html Here are the prizes for that one: http://www.alexandriacommuterchallenge.com/prizes.html I submitted my snow day commute […]


How to Make Extra Money: Focus Groups 7

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Check out this video from July 25, 2011! I love easy money! Participating in Focus Groups is a super easy way to score extra cash. What are focus groups?  Companies love to do market research before releasing a product.  They hire companies to contact their target audience, […]


February 2015 Stats and March Goals

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Here are some numbers from February: Readership: Readers in February we had 339 views.  That’s down from 543 in January.  I’ve read some totally cool articles on blog post ideas.  So I will write better posts this month! Twitter followers: 543 Facebook page likes: 260 Side Hustle […]


My New Camera-Nikon CoolPix P600

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I got a new camera! It’s a Nikon CoolPix P600. My goal is to produce at least 1 awesome video per month. Well, my goal is to produce 3 videos per month: 1.  Blog-this video will have something to do with being smart with your money. […]