The Real Housewives of New Jersey

July 26, 2010

If you are addicted to the “Real Housewives” franchise like I am, you know that Teresa and Joe Giudice have had a few money woes. Tonight’s episode will show them celebrating their 10-year anniversary. I say have a nice dinner at your mansion, Joe and Teresa! Debt is not fabulous! I hope they don’t run […]

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Quest for credit

May 26, 2010

Ohh-kay!, that personal finance website that has scared me into looking even closer at my finances, has a video out about a young man’s “Quest for Credit.” It’s, hmm, scary dramatic, but rather honest. I’ve ended up in the “Valley of Debtors” before and it’s zero fun. I’ll let you check it out for […]

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Frugalista on Oprah Radio

April 28, 2010

Yippee! I’m going to be on The Derrick Ashong Experience at 1: 30 p.m. (est), Saturday. The Derrick Ashong Experience is a radio show that’s all about “socially meaningful media.” You all know, I have a twitter addiction. Remember, #dealchat is tonight at 8 p.m. (est). You love it, right? I’m all about having “the […]

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April 27, 2010

Frugalistas, I need your strength, help and concern. I’m normally the person who my friends/blog peers turn to to talk about budgets, but today, I need to confess to you all! After years of doing my finances independently, I signed up to use budgeting website, Using the site is like having a money nag, […]

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Frugalista on Blog Talk Radio

April 19, 2010

Good news! I’m going to be on blogger, The Jaded NYer’s, talk radio show tonight at 10 p.m. est. talking cold hard cash! I can not wait. Call-in Number: (718) 766-4011 It is always an honor when another blogger wants to highlight what you do on one of their platforms. The Jaded Nyer is a […]

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#dealchat round up!

March 25, 2010

Ok, if you are missing my weekly #dealchat on twitter, why is that? I’m not the kind of girl who likes to be alone! We have so much fun sharing ideas on the best techniques and deals around town. It’s even getting noticed. Journalist Chris Nelson who blogs on a Baltimore Sun site wrote a […]

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Best Frugal Blogs of 2010

March 24, 2010

Yippee! The fine and lovely women at Tucson on the Cheap named one of the “Best Frugal Blogs of 2010.” Yours truly got the nod in the “general category” which works well for me. I think the fine ladies at Tucson on the Cheap were a fan of Dine-In Week! Yay! Frugalista is a […]

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Credit card numbers for sale

March 9, 2010

Ok, this investigative report below sent chills down my spine. You can agree unknowingly to let businesses sell your credit card number if you click on one of those pop up, free trial offers on the Internet. Watch below and let’s discuss!

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February 18, 2010

O.M.G.! If you missed last night’s #dealchat on Twitter, my heart goes out to you! We had SOO much fun! It was only supposed to be 30 minutes, but we went over time. All the Frugalistas and Frugalistos came out to to share hot saving tips! Trust me, I brought my best deals and saving […]

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Move Your Money

February 3, 2010

There’s an internet movement underway to get people to ditch their banks and use credit unions. Dubbed Move Your Money some consumers feel that the big banks are not receptive to consumers, have lots of red tape and use poor practices when it comes to loaning money. The movement started by Arianna Huffington of The […]

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