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On Wine And Paint Parties

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I had the pleasure of attending a wine and paint birthday party. This was my first wine and paint party and I thought it was a great idea. The artist will come to your home (or a few have their own studios) and will bring all of […]


Where’s Your Emergency Fund? 1

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Please forgive me if I sound like a broken record, But I wouldn’t be a friend if I didn’t ask these questions! Where’s your emergency fund? I’m pretty sure you’ve spent some money on going out to eat, some new clothes, cable, cellphone. But how much have […]


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How I Easily Cut My Grocery Spending in Half! 3

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! As the new year approaches, we all (hopefully) have goals of saving money.  I needed to get my grocery spending under control.  So back in September, I re-joined the $26 Grocery Game Challenge.  Click here to read that post. So here’s how I cut my grocery spending […]


My Retirement Savings Report Card 6

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Here we are at the end of National Save for Retirement Week. I hope you’ve learned how important it is to save for your retirement. And I know you’ve completed the calculators here-> “Introducing National Save for Retirement Week“ I give myself a B because I should be […]


5 Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending This Week 2

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Today I am sharing with you 5 easy ways to cut your spending this week.  These are techniques that I use and I hope they are useful to you too! 1. Have a fun money account! I know that it is really easy for my spending to […]


Can you cut the cable? 6

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Last year I noticed my cable bill was starting to get out of hand. It slowly increased from $100 a month to $160 per month. I had a habit of calling in to ask for their latest promotion or I’d threaten to switch, but that routine was […]


End Of Year Income Tax Saving Tips

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! We only have 17 days left in 2014.  This is has been a pretty decent year for me so far.  Today I’d like to share with you a few of that things that I’ve done to make sure I will not be paying Uncle Sam too much of […]


Save Money-Dine Out With Gift Cards

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! Now is the time of year when restaurants want you to come to their establishments to purchase gift cards.  They tantalize you with special offers like, free $5 gift card when you buy a $25 gift card or free $20 gift card when you buy $100 in gift […]