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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.

Best Deals for Fall

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The last days of warm weather can feel a little weird. Fun in the sun is winding down. It’s a time marked mostly by back-to-school sales, but there are deals out there for the adults as well. Sale, sale, sale!!! The Fall is a great time to put your hard-earned money to work. Sales typically […]

The Best $500 You Ever Spent!!

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A little bit of money can go a long way, but we realize that everyone may not have a spare $1,000. So here are a few ideas on what to do with $500. You can definitely make a financial impact. Here’s how:   Get caught up on utility bills. This year we had a long, […]

Don’t Break the Bank on Back to School!

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I could not believe what I was reading!! This year some parents will spend more than $1,000 to get one child ready for school this year, according to a recent forbes.com article! Follow these tips to save money on your child’s back to school needs. Spending $1,000 on back to school is not necessary!! Take […]

6 Smart Things To Do with $1,000 That Will Make You Richer!!!

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You just received an extra $1,000 from a bonus, tax refund, inheritance or some other windfall. 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 6 smart ways to use that […]

Youth H20, Great Product and Here’s How You Can Try It!!

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When I first came across Youth H20, I thought it was just another energy drink. How wrong was I! Youth H20 is made up of some of the best ingredients for your body and overall health. Purple corn, organic maca and organic camu which together is a powerhouse formula that gives you cell-protecting antioxidants, protection […]

Women, Money & Business

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Last week I was asked to be a guest on WHUR’s “The Daily Drum.’ This radio program covers local and national happenings and gives its listeners great insight into current issues and matters of the day. The show focused on an article on the explosion of minority women entrepreneurs and not only the workers they […]

Product and Service Reviews

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As a Financial and Affordable Lifestyle Expert, I am often asked to review or give an opinion on products and/or services for the everyday consumer. I am typically compensated in some way to provide my opinion on products, services, and various other topics. These opinions are only derived by my direct use of the product […]

Prudential, Not Your Typical Financial Company

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Prudential, a financial services company, has been in the business for over 100 years offering its customers sound financial advice and products to grow & protect their wealth. But did you know that Prudential has also been quietly developing programs and products to help the community? This is important because many people think that if […]

Why I choose Amazon everytime!

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Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but quickly expanded into offering Dvds, software, jewelry, makeup, apparel and the list goes on. It truly is a one of a kind online shopping experience. You can literally find almost anything on Amazon and at a discount! That is why Amazon is a part of my affordable lifestyle […]

Areas Where You Can Save The Most Money…

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When I say Affordable Lifestyle I don’t mean you can’t spend money. That would be unrealistic. I do mean obtaining and living your best life without breaking the bank! There are areas in our lives everyday where we can save money and improve the quality of our lives at the same time. 1.) Beauty, Health […]