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Lauren Deon Hawkin’s E.I. Money Savings Success Story

Lauren Deon Hawkin’s E.I. Money Savings Success Story

Creative Idea(s): Understanding my finances: Knowing my income and what I have to spend vs expenses Withholding the urge: Telling myself that I don’t want it but need it Maintaining a strong will: Sales are not always your friend especially when deciding between a plane ticket and […]

Balling On A Budget

By Lauren ‘Leaux’ Hawkins Lauren, pictured below, is a free-spirited, financial literate/certified, adventurous young maven whose voice will be heard with her fashion sense and through the cyber world. Even though she is a college graduate, she is still constantly learning in all aspects of life. Currently […]

15 Ways to Save Money in College

It seems like only yesterday that I was in college, but the truth is that it was actually 8 years ago (yikes!). Even though I was lucky enough to have a couple of scholarships and an on-campus job, I had to get pretty creative in order to […]

Update 2: Progress of the sequel to “E.I. = $”

Update 2: Progress of the sequel to “E.I. = $”

The sequel to my first book, “E.I. = $” is progressing well. The title of this sequel is as follows: “E.I. – Rich & Famous People Need To Be Economically Intelligent (E.I.) 2″. This book sequel analyzes the financial mentality of Rich & Famous people. The emphasis […]

Where to get Financial Advice for Students

There are many places for students to get financial advice these days. The most obvious place for advice would be at home, from parents. Since too many students would prefer not to ask their parents for advice, here are some other good places to seek financial advice […]

Update 1: Progress of the sequel to “E.I. = $”

Update 1: Progress of the sequel to “E.I. = $”

Still making great progress on my book sequel to “E.I. = $”. This past weekend I was able to organize and compile some facts that will be included in the book. Although I always enjoying writing, this past weekend of research and writing was phenomenal. Why you […]

Happy National Financial Literacy Month!

Happy National Financial Literacy Month!

Please join me as we recognize National Financial Literacy Month. National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the United States in April in an effort to strengthen financial literacy and teach Americans how to be more economically intelligent. In lieu of this month, I will be providing […]

Tips for Financial Stability

For the younger generations in the world today, it can be increasingly difficult to keep their head above water. It can be a struggle to live the carefree and spontaneous lifestyle that they desire. How do they make enough money to take the trips they want? Is […]

2014 Authors & Audiences at the Kent County Public Library

2014 Authors & Audiences at the Kent County Public Library

Please join me on April 26th, from 1:00pm – 3:30pm at the Kent County Public Library. I will be there to sign to  my first book E.I. = $ and talk about the sequel to E.I. = $.  There will also be a Q&A period. Hope to […]

Reasons Why Health Savings Accounts Show Rise in Popularity

More and more Americans are definitely availing of a health savings account (HSA). November 2013 figures show HSAs have accumulated up to $18.1 billion in assets nationwide since they were introduced in 2004. In a nutshell, a health savings account helps you save on future medical expenses […]

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E.I. Tip: Turn off the water while scrubbing dishes. Rinse a little water on all the dishes in the sink, then turn it off while scrubbing. Turn the water back on when it’s time to rinse. Hand washing dishes (versus a dishwasher) just once daily—and not leaving the water running while scrubbing— can save 200 to 500 gallons (approximately) of hot..

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