Q&A with the Founder of the Moneyworks App

May 6, 2015

Hey Frugs! I made a personal vow to start highlighting start up founders. I had the opportunity to talk to Ben Weiss, co-founder of the Moneyworks app. The Moneyworks app is part of the “predictive behavior” tech trend that basically profiles your habits and anticipates what you will do next – even before you make […]

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Potential FICO Score Changes That May Affect Your Credit

April 28, 2015

Hey Frugs! Your FICO score determines whether you are allowed to roam the earth for free. Just jokes. Kinda. Your FICO score is a big deal, and that’s why I run posts on how to clean up your credit. It determines your credit score. The higher the score the better. High scores allow you access […]

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Watch Natalie on The Dr. Oz Show, Tuesday (4/28)

April 27, 2015

Hey Frugs! I’ve been sitting on this info for a while! I shot a segment on The Dr. Oz Show, and it will air on Tuesday. Check your local listings for the time. I had a ball giving out some frugal and fab tips on the show, and Dr. Oz and his staff were super […]

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App Review- Shopular

April 1, 2015

Hey Frugs! I was asked to review the shopping deals app, Shopular. I hung out with the app for a week and I wanted to give you the skinny! You know that I love to give young professionals app information! The Overview So basically, Shopular lets you curate your favorite stores (think shops found in […]

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August 8, 2014

Yay! I was really excited when personal finance software site,, asked to interview me. If you’ve read for a while, you would know how serious is about helping people keep their finances in check. I hope you get to check out the interview and show a little love. Helping people learn how […]

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How Google Saved My Family at Least $150

December 26, 2013

My mother’s flatscreen television is her pride and joy. I know she loves and cares for me, but her flatscreen has less mouth than I do and about the same amount of curb appeal. After owning it for fewer than two years, it stopped working. The screen wouldn’t light up. It made a clicking noise […]

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Worth a Look: Aio Wireless

December 23, 2013

When I think of pre-paid wireless, visions of crowded stores filled with irate customers and annoyingly flirtatious service reps dance in my head. It’s not pretty. So, when I was approached to checkout Aio Wireless, a new kid on the block (launched in May) in the pre-paid cellular game, I was pleasantly surprised. If MetroPCs’ […]

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25 + Things Rich People Won’t Tell You

October 29, 2013

Hey Frugs! Reader’s Digest has an interesting article on how rich people think about money. I found it pretty fascinating. A lot of wealthy people are frugals. I mean, they don’t pay fees for anything – even if they have a bank account attached to an oil well. I don’t like people who are cheap […]

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10 Things College Students Don’t Need

October 22, 2013

Hey Frugs! College is so much fun, but you shoudn’t overload yourself with things you don’t need. Too much stuff can weigh you down. Buying unnecessary items just makes you a hoarder-in-training. Please check out this blog post that I wrote, 10 Things College Students Don’t Need xo!

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Happy Affordable Care Act Availability Day

October 1, 2013

So, I was a big fan of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and wrote about it here at I figured we could use some good news, given the government shutdown, so I decided to name today an unofficial holiday. Happy Affordable Care Act Availability Day! Freelancers, rejoice! Those with pre-existing conditions, […]

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