$5 Or Less Cheap Eats Lunches In Atlanta

If you make $100,000 or more, you might wonder why you could still be living paycheck to paycheck. The truth is that dining, entertainment, and travel expenses continue to be a huge part of creating a personal spending plan for your family.  A good CEO (that’s you) knows that listening to their Private CFO® (that’s me) can help make a major dent on the bottom line.  You probably aren’t going to stop eating out a few days a week for lunch, so one idea is to simply look for the places around where you work to find lunch for $5 or less.   Most casual fare chain restaurants are designed to get you to $10, where a local joint can still get you to $5 or less. Victory Sandwich Bar (www.vicsandwich.com) – Where can you get any sandwich for $4?   Go to the Victory Sandwich Bar.   I might recommend the Mulligan (pimento cheese and ham) or consider the Weed Eater (hummus, ...

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My Year End AMEX Statement Begins The Budgeting Process

Most people think that they will make their New Year’s resolution on January 1st by starting a new spending plan or budget in their household.   The amount of money you spent in 2012 won’t really sink in until you begin to look at your year-end credit card statements.     Today, I got my 2012 American Express end-of-year statement.     For most of us, this is when we get into a small state of disbelief around all of the places we’ve spent money unless you look at your budget on a monthly basis.    Since people rarely do anything more today than pay the bills that appear in their online bill pay, the year-end statement can be the perfect opportunity to have a family discussion about where the cash has gone out the door.   Here are four areas to analyze on your end of year credit card statement: Groceries:   I discovered this year that we are an equal opportunity grocery store shopping family.     The ...

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Ideas Worth Spreading – TEDX Peachtree Convention

oXYGen Financial, Inc. is a proud to sponsor the TEDXPeachtree Conference and hopes you will be joining the event on Dec. 4th 2009! Ideas Worth Spreading - TEDxPeachtree In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxPeachtree, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxPeachtree event, TEDTalks videos and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. ...

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