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Jennifer In the City

Jennifer being a financial and affordable lifestyle expert, writer, and commentator means she is always on the GO! From being heavily involved in philanthropic endeavors in Washington, DC and New York to being on the constant look out for the best deals and steals in home décor, health & beauty, and travel, and offering her tips for financial success online and on-air; how does a busy girl do it all?

Well, watch Jennifer as her adventures, experiences, and travels bring you the best  budget-friendly products, vendors & processes to live your best life without going broke! Be sure to check here periodically for her best picks so that finances, affordable living and thriving don’t have to be a chore.

6 Smart Things to Do With That Tax Refund!

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It’s that time of year, tax refund season, yes, that time when some of you get money back from your tax return.  What do you do with the money now? Of course, your first thought may be to spend it all, especially since it is “found” money, but wait, there are better choices. Here are […]

Your 2017 Money Mandate!

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Since the election and even more so after Inauguration, I have gotten so many questions about what people should be doing now with their money. Have the money rules changed? The short answer is No. The money rules have not changed. Here is a quick list of what you should be doing to not only […]

Get Financially Ready for the New Year!

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We are rapidly headed towards the end of the year. Before it’s all over, take a moment to check your financial health as we head into the New Year. Insurance coverage– Be sure to check all insurance policies, home, auto, and health. This is a great time to do a comprehensive insurance review. Has anything […]

When Financial Emergencies Strike!

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Jennifer Streaks Financial Post Home Equity Finance Options are a Great Choice for Homeowners This post was sponsored by Capital One but the words and thoughts are my own.   We know that eventually an emergency will strike. Whether it is a basement flood or a refrigerator that stops working.  My own personal experience with […]

Decision time! Home Equity Line of Credit or a Loan?

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Jennifer Streaks Financial Post Home Equity Finance Options are a Great Choice for Homeowners This post was sponsored by Capital One but the words and thoughts are my own.   It’s that time of year again. The time when you start to think about your home. During and after winter, there may be home issues […]

Capital One: A Partner for Your Home and Your Business.

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Jennifer Streaks Financial Post Home Equity Finance Options are a Great Choice for Homeowners This post was sponsored by Capital One but the words and thoughts are my own. A few months ago, in response to numerous questions about starting a business, I wrote a post about ways to obtain money to get started. I […]

How to Still Save Money during the Summer Months

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This is the favorite time of year. A time filled with backyard barbecues, days on the water, shopping and traveling. With so much to do, it can really put a hit on your wallet. So, how do you enjoy the summer months without overspending and also, how do you stick to a budget and continue […]