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Don't Let Your Phone Become The Boss of You

May 21st, 2019


Do you sometimes feel like your smartphone has become the boss of you, versus it actually being a tool for you to use?  

I recently happened upon a …

There's A Card For That - Introducing The Apple Card

April 9th, 2019


A couple weeks ago, Apple made one of its largest forays into services, a change from their usual events regarding new hardware products or OS updates.  While the changes to their TV offerings and News app were widely …

How To Become More Financially Organized

March 21st, 2019


Social media.  Bank accounts.  Subscriptions.  Credit cards.  You name it, you probably have a log in for it.  Here’s food for thought though.  While none of us ever want to ponder what might happen after we leave this …

Bonus: Amplify Your $1.80 Strategy With This Web App

March 10th, 2019


I recently wrote a piece about the web app, and how it can really help expedite your social media strategy, particularly when it …

How To Make Your Weekend More Refreshing

March 5th, 2019


Does it ever feel like you have a “case of the Mondays”? Does the weekend ever feel like it flies by “way too fast”? If that sounds familiar, you’re definitely not alone for one thing. What about though, if it was just …

Credit Card Debt is Creeping Back Up

February 19th, 2019


From the blog this week, we shared an article about a recent survey from Bankrate that says that 3 in 10 Americans have more credit card debt than emergency savings.  Which leads to the question, what are your financial …

Super Bowl Ads - Have They Lost Their Way Creatively?

February 6th, 2019


Usually there a couple things that go together with the Super Bowl. Food and ads. In recent years, Super Bowl ads have come under fire for being lame and boring, with only a select few making the cut of being memorable. …

Start Budgeting for The Holidays Now

January 11th, 2019


Welcome to another episode of The Script-Notes Show!

Have you gotten your credit card bill from your holiday shopping yet?  Want to avoid a repeat of …

Stock-ing Stuffer Ideas

December 23rd, 2018


While the shipping deadline for online shopping might have come and gone by now for Tuesday, there's still one idea available that could be the gift …

Saturday Saving on Liquidation Sales at Sears, Lowe's and More

December 15th, 2018


While it seems like the drum beat of retailer woes continue, it can also be a great time for consumers to save quite a bit of money at retailers like Lowe's, Sears and more! 

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Low Carb Book Gift Guide

December 14th, 2018


Welcome to Episode 30! There’s no denying how popular the low carb diet has become lately. If there’s one thing that we know how to do this time of …

Finding The Perfect Gift with Amazon and A Blog Roundup

December 12th, 2018


For this episode, we have a blog roundup of recent posts, including a link to post about how you can perfect your holiday photography. We also have …

Bonus: Blue Apron IG Promo!

December 6th, 2018


As a way of thanking our listeners, wanting to give back, and perhaps save you some time in the kitchen this holiday season, we have four Blue Apron …

Weekly Blog Roundup

December 5th, 2018


In an effort to save some time, for this episode, we recap some of the headlines that were added to the blog this week. 

This time of year can mean a time for going out to eat, and needing to pay your friends back, so …

Be Here Now

November 30th, 2018


After taking a break for the holidays, we take a moment to realize the importance of "be here now," when it comes to this time of year, and the …

It’s Time To Vote

November 5th, 2018


Just a PSA that if your state allows early voting, you may want to look into it, due to potential bad weather creeping across the country this week. Make sure you plan accordingly! 

Also, I put up a post with additional …

Too Much Of A Hassle?

October 31st, 2018


Happy Halloween! So here’s sort of a scary story to share for today… 

A recent article mentioned that many college students didn’t want to vote, …

Register To Vote!

October 10th, 2018


Tuesday was a major deadline in many states to register to vote. Make sure to check and confirm your voter registration at if you haven't already as more deadlines are coming up! Even if you think you're …

Don't Get Shredded With The Envelope Budget and a "Hue"ge Deal

October 9th, 2018


You've probably heard of the envelope budgeting system, where once you get paid, you put actual cash into different categorized envelopes. However, as you may have seen from a recent viral story, make sure those …

Ask The Listeners: How Do You Find More Time?

September 25th, 2018


I don’t have enough time. There’s not enough time in the day. Who has time for that? Do those statements and questions sound familiar to you? I recently reposted an Instagram from Gary Vaynerchuk at our handle, where he …

Election Season Is In Full Swing, Stay Informed

September 21st, 2018


Wow! It's hard to believe that what started as a leap of faith has now blossomed into over 1,000 downloads! Also, it's our 20th episode! That said, …

Ok, Google. How To Write a Good Resume?

September 15th, 2018


Jobs with the search engine giant can be tough to land. But recruiters from the company share some resume writing tips that just might be able to not only help you land a job with them, but potentially score a dream job

Acts of Kindness

September 11th, 2018


At the time of this recording, it’s September 11th in the U.S., and with a potentially devastating hurricane headed for the East Coast, I wanted to take this episode to reflect upon acts of kindness. 

This morning, I …

Staycation and Inspiration

September 7th, 2018


For this episode I cover how sometimes "stay-cations" can also be the best vacations as well! 

I have also taken to "re-discovering" Instagram and posting inspirational content on there as well as other life tips, food …

Should You Pursue Continuing Education?

August 27th, 2018


In today's episode, we cover what to consider if you're thinking of continuing your education, particularly from the financial sense. 

National …

Side Hustle Tuesday

August 22nd, 2018


In today's quick episode, it's all about the side hustle. Head to our site for more!

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It's Back To School Time!

August 20th, 2018


It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. A big part of any parent’s (and teacher’s) budget is school supplies, so today we share a couple …

Declutter Your Domain

August 14th, 2018


In today's episode we talk about the importance of getting rid of the "clutter" in your life, especially when it comes to finances.

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As always, thank you for listening, and …

Are You Buying Assets? Or Liabilities?

August 13th, 2018


In today's show, we hit upon a couple personal finance mindfulness tips that I think should help you the next time you're weighing what to buy.

For …

Are You Truly Happy in Your Role - Part 2

August 9th, 2018


In this week’s episode we finish our two part series on what to do and think about if you’re unhappy in your current role, and potential steps to …

It's All About Building Relationships

August 6th, 2018


This week's episode focuses on the importance of building relationships with others not just in our careers but in life as well.

As mentioned in the episode, the deal alert for Apple's AirPods is still ongoing, so check …

BONUS - Deal Alert: Apple AirPods

August 2nd, 2018

Been looking to snag Apple's AirPods at a discount? Check them out on Amazon here!

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Are You Truly Happy In Your Role?

August 2nd, 2018


Are you in the same career you originally went to school for? Or thought you’d be doing? Turns out, you’re not alone. I talk about my own path in …

Thursday Headlines: Saving Money In The ER

July 26th, 2018


Probably most of us at some point or another have had to face the music when it comes to the dreaded medical bill. It’s even worse if you have to …

Changing How We Think About Money

July 24th, 2018


Today's quick episode talks about reshaping how we think about the money decisions that we make. Is your 401(k) sitting idle due to being intimidated about how to make the right investment choices? Turns out you're not …

Thrifty Thursday!

July 19th, 2018


Welcome to another episode of The Script-Notes Show!

Today we discuss how Amazon wasn't exactly Primed for Prime Day.

We also open up the show for …

Happy Post 4th of July!

July 12th, 2018


Happy Post 4th of July everyone. Today we cover a story, where I had an interesting conversation with a former marine on July 3rd, how the …

Money Tip Monday: All About The Mortgage

June 25th, 2018


In today's Money Tip Monday, we briefly cover the advantages and disadvantages of mortgages.

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Grilling Time!

June 20th, 2018


Ah summer - you can almost smell the grill wafting now. But are you getting tired of the same 'ol, same 'ol? Check out today's episode that …


June 17th, 2018


Welcome to the first episode of Script-Notes!

The Script-Notes Show was founded under the premise of helping others improve their life's script by highlighting ways to save both time and money with some of the best …

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