Financial Planning


Financial Soul Mate?

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I ran across a super cool article on WTOP.com! How to Find Your Financial Soul Mate A statistic that really stood out to me was: 73 percent of respondents would prefer a partner who is good with money over one who is physically attractive (the preference of […]

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What To Do With $1,000 Update 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Back in November of 2011 I wrote a post that went a little something like this: This months money magazine had an article titled What To Do With $1,000 Now.  (Assuming you don’t have anycredit card debt!) Here are some of the things they suggested.  Please tell me […]


Fix Your Credit Report Now! 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! This year I’m participating in The Live Richer Challenge. This challenge was created by a friend, Tiffany the Budgetnista. The last few days of the challenge have been awesome. Last week was all about fixing your credit report. I remember completing all of these steps back in […]


December 2014 Wrap-Up

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Happy New Year! Here are some numbers from December: Readership: Readers in December we had 364 views.  That’s crazy low.  I love each and every one of my readers so I will be working very hard to increase readership! Twitter followers: 528 Facebook page likes: 235 Side Hustle Income: […]


Friday Roundup: Help With Resolutions 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! And hello 2015! I spent my new year conquering a HUGE fear: Cleaning! It was a great way to start the year and I really hope I can keep it up throughout the year. Here are a few great articles I though I’d share with you: My […]


Fill Out Your 2014 Financial Statement

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! It’s time to fill out an annual financial statement! I use Rich Dad’s “Where Am I Today?” Financial Statement but there are hundreds of them out there. I want all of us to keep track of where we are each year. Remember if you fail to plan […]


Are You Building Wealth Or Just Collecting A Paycheck?

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Are you building wealth or collecting a paycheck? I want you to look at last months paychecks. Now tell me where all of your money went. I’m on a path to building wealth and here is a snapshot to where my paychecks go! 1: No credit card debt-I pay […]