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5 Ways to Be Fabulously Frugal

April 28, 2017
Fabulously Frugal Picnic

Originally posted in GenHERation. Ashley Feinstein Gerstley founded the Fiscal Femme with the intention of “demystifying the world of money and personal finance.” When asked about her inspiration to become a personal finance coach Ashley said, “I was a finance major and finance professiona...
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How to Be Better with Money in Just 30 Days

April 14, 2017
money meeting, money journal

Originally published on PureWow. Written by Rachel Bowie. You’ve got big plans for spring cleaning, but instead of just focusing on your home, why not take a deep dive into your finances, too? We asked Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, money coach and founder of The Fiscal Femme, to share tiny tweaks...
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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

April 10, 2017
Eat Healthy on a Budget

The grocery store can get the best of our spending even when we have good intentions. The same can be said of eating out at restaurants and getting takeout at our desks. We may be trying to make healthy choices while working within our budget and still satisfying our cravings every once in awhile, b...
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5 Frugal Joys to Plan for this Spring

March 28, 2017
frugal joys; walking

Spring has officially sprung! And while most of us can't bring out our shorts just yet, we can start planning some fun activities for spring. A change in the seasons is a great time to discover some new frugal joys—the free or inexpensive things that make us really happy. This will be different fo...
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6 Essential Budgeting Tips Every Couple Should Know

March 17, 2017
Love and money; budgeting

Originally published on 29Secrets. Written by Angela Serednicki. Learning how to manage finances with your significant other can be one of the hardest parts about transitioning into a more serious relationship. After all, just thinking about money and budgeting makes a lot of people uncomfort...
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8 Tips That Will Help You Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Money Habits

March 10, 2017

Originally published in Forbes. Written by Vivian Nunez. Money is an anxiety-inducing topic. Short-term investing, long-term investing, budgeting, savings — all of these are terms that create walls between being financially responsible and just pretending that your debit account has no end in ...
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12 Questions with a Money Coach

February 22, 2017
Money Coach Questions

Originally published on the Tennessean. Written by Marcia Masulla. Is finding "financial bliss" a priority for you? Join the club. As part of our Millennial Money Experiment, we decided that it was high time to bring a real professional in. Meet Ashley Feinstein Gerstley. She founded The ...
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Eight Ways to Have a Fabulously Frugal Valentine’s Day

February 09, 2017
Fabulously Frugal Valentine's Day

Lots of the things we typically end up doing to celebrate Valentine’s Day are overpriced and underwhelming. Restaurants are crowded, cooking classes and other “couples” activities hike their rates, and even a bouquet of roses can seem to break the bank. Everything is more pricey than it usuall...
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This 10 Step Money Cleanse Will Have You Saving Like a Pro

January 04, 2017
money cleanse, cleansing

Originally featured on Brit & Co. For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions. New year, ne...
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Winter-Themed Frugal Joys to Keep You Jolly All Winter

January 02, 2017
best hot cocoa, frugal joy

Frugal joys are the free or inexpensive things that make us really happy, and they abound during the winter! While the holidays can be hard on the wallet, there are so many ways to enjoy winter without going overboard on expenses. Different things make each of us happy, so it’s important to experi...
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