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Fear and panic about the coronavirus is spreading faster than the actual virus itself. Asia is a massive market for consumer goods; also, many goods or their components are produced and manufactured in Asian countries. Due to the coronavirus, everyday life in parts of Asia, particularly China, has temporarily come to a halt. We are […]

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(Don’t Freak Out) Tips for Investing During the Coronavirus

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IBD & My Journey to Healthy Eating A few years ago, I went to Brazil to teach English on a 6 month assignment. Brazil is my favorite place to travel and I’d been there several times before, but this time was different. Everyday I was exhausted, fatigued, weak, and my stomach was in constant pain. […]

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How IBD helped me get Healthy & Save Money

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You guys know that my nickname is “Frugal Fran” and I’m all about getting the biggest bang for my buck when online shopping at my favorite stores. With the abundance of coupons, discounts, and promo codes that we have access to, I refuse to pay full price for anything (however, I’m happy to pay full […]

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How I Earn Money While Shopping

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For most people, student loan interest is crazy ex that they want to avoid, but if you’re in the process of repaying your student loan debt, you may be eligible for a tax break. I know first hand that student loans and being in debt is a STRESSFUL burden, but I personally have been able […]

Your Student Loans Can Actually Save You Money

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Confession 1: I am extremely obsessive. I am manic about everything, especially my goals. Having an 800+ credit score was a personal goal of mine. If you want the best interest rates when you’re ready to make a big purchase, such as a house or a car, most lenders only require that you have a […]

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How I Got an 800+ Credit Score & How You Can Too

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 “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” ~Benjamin Franklin There are many books, articles, and blog posts about the top habits of successful people. The vast majority of successful entrepreneurs credit waking up early in the morning as one of the habits that led to their success in […]

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Want to Become a Morning Person? Do This

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One of life’s most enjoyable experiences is traveling. I know I’m not the only one who dreams of filling up my passport with stamps. Have you been bitten by the travel bug, but can’t stand the fact that each trip drains all the coins from your bank account? Well, that used to be me too. […]

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I booked a flight to Spain for $300 (3 Tips for Cheap Travel)

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Please. Listen. Closely.​ Just because your skin is vibrant and your boobs aren’t saggy, doesn’t mean you should put retirement planning on the back burner! Almost 2/3 women have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. If this statistic doesn’t shock you, it should! On average, women live longer than men and we need to have […]

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The Reason Why 66% of Women Won’t Be Able to Retire

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Just like our favorite Congresswoman, Maxine Waters, we all need to reclaim our damn time! We’ve all heard the saying, “You have as many hours in the day as Beyonce”. That may be true-ish, but it sure doesn’t feel like it sometimes. Working, motherhood, building a business, and all the other things that superwomen do […]

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Reclaim Your Time

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1. Rich people don’t swipe their credit cards for things they can’t afford​ For many of us, getting our first credit card is super exciting, but it can get you into a lot of trouble if you’re not careful. I was 18 years old making $12/hr when I got my first credit card. For some […]

6 Things Rich People Don’t Do that Poor People Do (and need to stop)