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8 Top Personal Finance Sites to Bookmark
Personal Finance

8 Top Personal Finance Sites to Bookmark

So this blog is kind of an interesting mashup of money saving tips geared more towards “living luxe for less” … but there are so many amazing sites out there that provide tons of useful info on personal finance that I wanted to mention since educating yourself on money is […]

The Frugal Model on DNAtv: The Best Black Friday Apps
Media Appearances

The Frugal Model on DNAtv: The Best Black Friday Apps

On November 27th, Alejandra Campoverdi and Derrick Ashong had me as a guest on DNAtv to talk about all of my favorite apps that get you the best Black Friday deals without having to leave the comfort of your couch:

Got Some Extra Cash? How to Shop for The Right CD
Personal Finance

Got Some Extra Cash? How to Shop for The Right CD

If you have some extra money that you would like to invest, bank CDs (Certificate of Deposits) are a safe space for your money, and they can earn interest with minimal risk to you. Finding the best CD rates does take time and effort, but you need to know what […]

How to Get the Best Black Friday Deals Without Leaving Your House
Earn/Save Money

How to Get the Best Black Friday Deals Without Leaving Your House

I’ve never quite understood Black Friday. Getting up at the crack of dawn, or even worse – camping outside of a WalMart in order to save $60 on a TV? This may have made sense for the super budget-conscious or competitive shoppers of the world, but these days there’s no […]

Decorating a Studio: 7 Tricks I Learned Living in NYC
Lifestyle

Decorating a Studio: 7 Tricks I Learned Living in NYC

Ahhh New York City. The only place in the world that people will happily pay $2300 for a 500 square foot studio with no closet space and a three story walk-up. You know why? Because it’s absolutely worth it, and you don’t really have a choice. The benefit of this […]

The High Cost of Growing Up Wealthy: Why I Feel Bad For This Generation of Rich Kids
Lifestyle

The High Cost of Growing Up Wealthy: Why I Feel Bad For This Generation of Rich Kids

If you’re like me, you were raised middle-class, with parents that just hoped that you stayed out of trouble, got into a college, finished school and went on to live a life that was better than theirs. With pretty manageable expectations, I think I’m doing pretty well. I’ve never been […]

Use Your Retail Resources to Get Clothes at The Lowest Price
TFM Fashion

Use Your Retail Resources to Get Clothes at The Lowest Price

I love thrifting. Really I do. But sometimes it’s nice to have something that is entirely your own. For me, thrifting involves hours of combing through racks, looking for the small handful of dresses that aren’t worn out or stained, the ones that don’t still have a lingering smell of […]