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You did the quintessential spring cleaning closet cleanse…so, now what? The “toss” pile is folded, ready to go and staring you down – the question is: what do you do with it? No matter what, don’t throw it in the garbage. You may have gotten the max use of your purchase, but ladies – the buck doesn’t stop here. Old clothes are the prime example of trash turned to treasure. Believe it or not, all of that “junk” …
Our New Favorite Way to Get AroundApril 4, 2013
When you’re heading out somewhere, there are just too many things you have to worry about. (How do I look? Do I have food on my face? Did I forget my Cheeky Card? What is that stain doing on my shirt? Is my dress too short?) But how you’re getting to your destination shouldn’t be one of those things. Now there’s SideCar, our new favorite way to ride. SideCar is a ride-sharing technology on your phone that gets you from Point A to Point B by connecting you with everyday Joe’s (or Jane’s) who are driving in your direction. The whole experience is donation-based (… a mobile app with a philanthropic soul?) and its … Read more
Fill Your Dream Container with These Financial TidbitsMarch 7, 2013
Cheeky Special: Q+A with Financial Advisor, Erin Patti Cheeky: Erin, why did you get into the field of financial planning? Erin Patti: Money is freedom. As materialistic as that sounds, it’s true. However, money is not fulfillment; your dreams will bring you fulfillment, but you cannot realize all of your dreams without money. The more you are able to earn, save and invest, the more you’re able to realize your dreams. My passion is to guide you in saving and investing so you can live a fulfilled life and make your dreams come true. Cheeky: Why are women so afraid of investing? EP: Money is emotional. You don’t think of it as dollars and cents; you … Read more
Nothing ends the work day better than meeting your girls out for a few cocktails and a bite to eat at your favorite spot. It’s a great way to unwind, catch up on the latest Bachelor gossip and enjoy delicious Chicago food. The only problem: Your credit card balance is creeping up every month. You swear you’re going on a strict budget and promise to eat in every night. That lasts three days before you belly up to the bar with your best girlfriend. If you don’t want to give up your city lifestyle, or look like the cheap friend rolling in with four coupons, try these five easy ways to save: 1. Have a … Read more