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How Meditation Can Help You Manage Your Money

It can help you to Decrease Your Spending  Do you sometimes wonder where all your money goes? Many of us do, and partly because of the world we live in, there are so many appealing subscription services, for instance. Regular meditation practice will help you become more conscious of what you actually need and will

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Is Minimalism your cure for Clutter and Debt?

We all have our Kryptonite when it comes to impulse shopping and buying more than we need or even want. For me, as a self-proclaimed brown girl bibliophile introvert, I can’t pull myself from Amazon without spending at least $50. A sweet circuit of joy coursed through me when I come home and find those

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3 Ways 10,000 Brown Girls Can Heal Their Relationship with Money

In January, I gave myself the challenge of helping at least 10,000 brown girls heal their relationship with money by the end of the year. Gulp. Honestly, when this thought came to me I wanted to push it away because it seemed too big and too scary. But when my higher self (luckily) stepped in

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The 4 Ds to Sanity

This has been a rough week for me. I’ve been taking an intense class for work plus I had several business/social events that has left this introvert tired! As I came in late last night and got up early this morning I started thinking about what I need to do differently. And I was reminded of

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Asking for Help makes you a Super Woman

Asking for help, espeically for us Superwomen, can be uncomfortable and unfamiliar. We’re so used to doing everything for everyone that we don’t even think of asking for help. And even when someone offers to help us we don’t always take them up on it. How many times have you been carrying packages and someone

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Word-for-Word Ways to Say No Like a Boss (Part 3)

Hey Feministas! In this final post about Saying No Like a Boss we’ll give you the juicy words to use to tell someone no and still be kind. Sometimes we go to the extreme of  saying no out of anger or with attitude or not saying anything and feeling like a doormat. Now there are definitely times

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Jars of Gratitude this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. With tons of great food, good conversation, and laughter I am always thankful for a full belly and a smile on my face by the end of the night. But not everyone gets excited about Thanksgiving or the holiday season. Trouble with finances, ended relationships, death, challenging family situations, and

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Be Proactive: Create a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The upcoming holidays and obligations at this time of year causes a lot of stress for many people. Rather than get caught in the busyness and rush of the season follow these quick and easy tips for having a sane and balanced holiday season. Tip #1 – Spend time with people and activities that you enjoy.

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Is a Financially Fit Man Hard to Find? Let’s Discuss! Part II

Vanessa is dropping some serious love and money science with this post and the previous one. Keep reading to find out what she learned about love and money…the hard way.    Now, I love designer items just like the next girl, but I had a man who loved designer items more than I did.  

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Is a Financially Fit Man Hard to Find? Let’s Discuss! PART 1

Vanessa from Butterly Noire shares her struggles to find a financially fit man in this insightful series. Check out Part 1 below and join in on the discussion! Sidenote: If you have a financial struggle that you have overcome, email me at kara@thefrugalfeminista.com and I will share it with our Frugal Feminista family .-K  So let me

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