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Sarah Chang

10 End-of-Summer Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank (Slideshow)

by Sarah Chang August 31, 2014

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Those last few days of summer are always hard to give up. The sun…the slower pace…and the food (of course). There’s something about warm weather produce that’s beyond delicious. Even better are the simple dishes you can put together with just a few fresh ingredients. Labor Day may be on the horizon (literally), but don’t […]

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Personal Branding: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang August 23, 2014

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Your personal brand is one of the most important things you create. GoGirl Expert Pamela Weinberg says “having a unique, well-defined brand is one of the keys to landing the job you want and having career success at the job you have. A strong personal brand will differentiate you from competitors; ultimately making you more […]

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Gearing Up For Fall: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang August 16, 2014

Gearing Up For Fall

Fall is on the horizon. And although it’s hard to believe (it seems like we just celebrated the first weekend of summer!) there’s no better time to make some positive changes. Whether you’re trying to get organized financially this September, have a child going back to school, or are just looking for something yummy to […]

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Financial Self-Improvement: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang August 9, 2014

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There’s always room for improvement in life – and we believe that’s particularly true when it comes to your finances. It’s always possible to build a better budget, cut out unnecessary expenses, or become better organized. Of course, it takes a little bit of leg work. But luckily there are infinite resources available on the […]

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Financial Check-Up: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang August 2, 2014

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We’re just past the half-way point in 2015; the perfect time to plan a thorough check up with your finances! (Of course we know  you’ve been having your monthly money dates, right?)! This week we’ve got the best of Pinterest that will keep you on track with your bank account. Need to get back on […]

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How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

by Sarah Chang July 30, 2014

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Have you ever been sucked into an Extreme Couponing marathon? You’re not alone. I’ve spent hours in awe of the people profiled, who somehow manage to get five carts of food for free. In that time I could have found and clipped my own coupons, of course. But it’s far more fun – and less […]

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5 Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund on a Limited Budget

by Sarah Chang July 28, 2014

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In On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance, GoGirl Finance’s favorite expert, Manisha Thakor and co-author Sharon Kedar share some thought-provoking statistics, “50 percent of Americans would struggle to come up with $2,000 in a pinch. A whopping 64 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle even […]

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Saving Money on Groceries: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang July 26, 2014

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We’re always looking for ways to cut our grocery bill. Couponing can be a huge money saver, of course, but it’s also time consuming (and can be overwhelming). But there’s no reason to throw in the towel; there are plenty of ways to slash your food bill that don’t involve coupons. Here are some great […]

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8 Signs You Need to Revise Your Budget

by Sarah Chang July 25, 2014

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About 40% of households don’t bother budgeting, according to Bankrate. However, we’re aligning with the 58% that said they do! Your budget is one of the most personal things you create; it’s completely dependent on your financial circumstances, expenses, liabilities, and goals. A good budget can help you fulfill your dreams, whether you’re planning on […]

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Fashion on a Budget: 5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang July 19, 2014

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Staying on trend can be expensive – but it doesn’t need to be. We’re always on the hunt for shopping tips that won’t break the bank. So read on, because we’ve got a great Pinterest round up for you this weekend. We’ve found everything from how to score designer clothes on a discount, to advice […]

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5 Pins That Will Inspire You This Weekend

by Sarah Chang July 12, 2014

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We’re Pinterest fanatics – and you should be too. Whether you’re looking to make money, save money (or both!) Pinterest has some of the most inspiring and innovative ideas on the web. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. From side hustle to DIY, here’s the best of Pinterest this […]

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Planning a BBQ on a Budget? 5 Pins You Should Read

by Sarah Chang June 28, 2014

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July 4th is on the horizon, and parties are on our mind. We love throwing a great BBQ on a budget, but it’s tough to know where to start. From sides to salads, getting it all together can be overwhelming. Still, now’s not the time to get discouraged. From side dishes to saving money, here […]

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5 Pins That Inspired us This Week: Beauty on a Budget

by Sarah Chang June 21, 2014

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Beauty products can be complicated, and they can be expensive. Raise your hand if you’ve ever walked out of Sephora with 3 products you didn’t intend to buy. But beauty on a budget is possible, if you know where to look. And it’s important to be conscious and careful about what you’re buying so as […]

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The Influential Woman: Learning to Persuade, and Succeed, at Work Everyday

by Sarah Chang June 14, 2014

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Do you ever feel like you’re not heard at work? Do you have tons of innovative ideas that would move your company forward? Do you want to negotiate a raise or a change in your work hours? If so, honing the art of persuasion could transform your work life. Persuasion is a subtle but extremely powerful […]

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5 Pins That Inspired Us This Week – June 14, 2014

by Sarah Chang June 14, 2014

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Summer is the time of year when we GoGirls yearn for some time away. The weather is great, the beach is calling, and everything just seems so much more relaxed. It’s the ideal time to escape for a week (or even just a few days!) with family or some great girl friends. Of course vacations […]

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5 Pins That Inspired Us This Week

by Sarah Chang June 7, 2014

Side Hustle

Here at GoGirl Finance we’re always interested in hearing about how people make extra money. Side hustle income can help you pay off your debt, add to your emergency fund, or pay for that dream vacation. Still, between figuring out where and how to get started, it can seem overwhelming. But don’t get discouraged. If […]

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5 Pins That Inspired Us This Week – May 30, 2014

by Sarah Chang May 31, 2014

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Whenever spring hits we feel inspired to get in shape. The combination of longer, sunnier days and impending bathing suit season is all the motivation we need. Are you with us? Then read on. Because there’s no need to overspend on working out or healthy foods. If you’re looking to get fit and feel better […]

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5 Pins That Inspired Us This Week – May 24, 2014

by Sarah Chang May 24, 2014

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Wedding season goes hand in hand with warmer weather. But there’s no need to break the bank on nuptials (as the bride and groom or the guest). Whether you’re planning your own ceremony, helping a friend or relative, or attending one (or more!) weddings, we have the round up for you. From wedding budget calculators […]

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