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Month: March 2016

Fly Free with Airline Miles – Let’s Get Technical!

March 31, 2016
Airline Miles, Fly Free, the Fiscal Femme

Back by popular demand, I have another interview with the amazing credit card points expert, Jay Peay. If you missed it, here's our first interview on maximizing the credit card points game.  This time, we get technical. How can airlines afford to give people like Jay (and hopefully us now too!) f...
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Let’s celebrate our frugal joys!

March 29, 2016
Frugal joy campaign

While I am so excited about spring, the return of the warm weather can be pretty tough on our wallets. We travel more, go out more, celebrate more and generally spend a whole lot more. You may be trying to balance all that fun with some important savings goals, paying down loans or just be tryin...
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Frugal Joy: The IDNYC Card

March 24, 2016
frugal joy, flat iron building, new york city

There is no one who knows NYC better than the brilliant and beautiful Laura Paliani.  That's why when she told me that she had a frugal joy to share, I got excited. I knew it would be good. And it is! I hope you enjoy her frugal joy and NYC life hack, the IDNYC card. I booked my appointment to...
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Save Big with these 10 Fabulously Frugal Travel Tips

March 18, 2016
Fabulously frugal travel tips, frolicking in a vineyard

The warm weather has me dreaming about summer travel. I wanted to bring back this post I wrote right after our honeymoon last summer with my top 10 fabulously frugal travel tips that will help you save big. ----------------------------------- As Justin and I traveled around for our honeymoon...
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A Sommelier’s Tips for Choosing Fabulously Frugal Wine

March 14, 2016
Fabulously frugal wine, Back Label Wine, Patrick Watson

When it comes to wine, more expensive does not necessarily mean better quality. There are plenty of expensive wines that aren't that great and there are others that are phenomenal. The same is true about inexpensive wine. You can find some great cheap wines and some terrible ones. This is goo...
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3 Shopping Hacks that Will Help You Save More Money

March 11, 2016
Online shopping hacks that will help you save big

I very rarely find myself writing about shopping. First of all, I actually dislike going shopping and was very surprised to find that many women are with me on this one. It's stressful! Shopping is a mission to find the perfect item(s) in a sea of colors, sizes and shapes. Not to mention crowds,...
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Why investing is no different than buying shoes

March 10, 2016
Investing and buying shoes. Are they different?

Many of us steer clear of investing altogether because we believe it's too complicated and risky. Would you believe me if I told you that the steps involved in making an investment are no different than buying a new pair of shoes? It's true! You might not realize it but every time you make a purchas...
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10 Non-Traditional Money Sites I Love

March 03, 2016
Money sites I love, the Fiscal Femme, money websites

I believe the purpose of money is for us to live our best life in the near and long-term. We want to be saving and investing for our most important goals while also enjoying life NOW! Whether it's food, beauty, fashion or fitness, there are tons ways to be fabulously frugal. Along my money journey I...
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Stressed about taxes? Make Filing Your Taxes Easy with These 5 Steps

March 03, 2016
Make taxes easy, money help, money stress

It's that time of year again - tax time! Filing your taxes can be stressful and confusing. You might not be sure what information you will need, if you are doing it right or even worse, if you will end up owing the IRS money. While what I share with you might take some time, if you follow these ...
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