Money, Insurance, and Retirement
May 26, 2015 By RJ Yan
How Jen Does It says
September 2, 2014 at 10:32 am
There are so many ways to save on your bills!
My grocery haul will be up tomorrow. I switched days because of Labor Day.
Glamfairy Goddess says
September 2, 2014 at 11:04 am
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September 2, 2014 at 1:52 pm
I love this series Jen!
Thank you so much for sharing these videos I have been enjoying them!
Rosemarie Mello says
September 2, 2014 at 2:11 pm
I love all your suggestions Jen…your such a smart lady !
Nancy Sundheimer says
September 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm
Great savings tips.
Ximena Zambrano says
September 2, 2014 at 2:49 pm
Thank you so much for your generous information.xo
Suzie DeMarco says
September 2, 2014 at 3:39 pm
Such great information Jen. Our utility company allows a customer, after
one year, to average their bill. Our electric bill is lower in the winter
and very high in the summer so an average is determined based on the
previous year. For instance, in August the electric bill might be $350 but
due to averaging we actually pay $185 because our lower months have been
averaged into the total. This at least allows us to have some control
over our budget. Not sure if other utility companies allow this, but it’s
worth a try. Looking forward to all your great suggestions!
September 2, 2014 at 3:41 pm
I’m really impressed! I consider myself very frugal and you gave great
advice. Thank you!
WifeMommyFamily Journey says
September 2, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Great tips Jen… We haven’t had cable in 3 years, but we do have Netflix!!
It’s been great 🙂 It’s so crazy about the the Mortgage interest, I can’t
want to pay off our house in a couple of years!! We’ve been putting so much
extra towards our house payment!! You’re awesome!!
September 2, 2014 at 6:26 pm
Great video Jen…..you are so helpful in all of them. You have such a
sweet personality! :)
September 2, 2014 at 7:14 pm
Thanks for all the info, Jen–I love, love, love your videos. With our
mortgage, we got a traditional 30 year, but made the 15 yr payment (or more
when we could)–that way we weren’t financially obligated to the 15 yr
amount should an emergency arise–we also designated a certain portion of
our tax return every year to make a larger lump sum payment. We also built
onto our home using a home equity loan. By paying extra, we had everything
paid off and owned our home free and clear after 13 years. 🙂 Lindsay
Shonda W says
September 2, 2014 at 8:19 pm
Great tips! For home and auto insurance, call and specifically ask to have
your policy re-rated; especially if you’ve been with the same carrier for
years or if your credit score has improved. Sometimes, you can get a new
policy with the same carrier for a better premium. And with AT&T, I called
and said I was calling to cancel and they offered me a better rate on cable
Ann marie White says
September 2, 2014 at 8:54 pm
Great video Jen your such an inspiration going to sit down with an Irish
financial site and make up a budget to stick to for a better financial
future your video how to budget for every thing was a wake up call thanks
again love from surprisingly sunny Ireland!!
Veri Keri says
September 2, 2014 at 10:53 pm
Great video. Will you be sharing any tips on medical bills? Any new tips
will be greatly appreciated. With all the new healthcare changes and
employers switching to high-deductible plans and pushing more of the costs
to employees this is an area that needs more attention in my financial
September 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm
Great video!! Wanted to let you know I made your rice meatballs and they
September 3, 2014 at 1:56 am
I cancelled my cable two years ago, we only have Netflix and Hulu Plus.
It’s hard to do it , but once the cable was off it was no big deal. We also
got a Magic Jack Plus for our phone since we have to have to have a land
line. That only cost 30 per year after you buy the Magic Jack.
September 3, 2014 at 7:51 am
As a young mom you are someone I look up to. Just wanted to let you know 😉
September 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm
Great series…you look a lot like Shelley Duvall! I would love to see a
beauty series; especially your skin routine. You have such nice glowing
Sharon C says
September 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm
This is something I hope to concentrate on this year, especially with
homeowners and car insurance. Good tip about the electricity and
unplugging stuff. I need to go through the house and start unplugging
since we only live in a small portion of our home.
September 3, 2014 at 8:14 pm
Do you mind me asking if you own your home outright?
L Arm says
September 5, 2014 at 3:01 am
Please do a video about how to pay off a car loan or mortgage loan quicker
than term. Helpful tips about that would be good !
Alicia Jackson says
September 29, 2014 at 4:36 am
It only costs roughly $80/year to run a ceiling fan and that’s if it is on
24/7/365. Ceiling fans are wonderful and a cheap cooling source especially
if you don’t have central air like my family.
Nicki Morelli says
January 12, 2015 at 1:18 am
Informative video but I am a little confused….I just started watching
your channel and saw the videos about the new home you are buying. It is
more than twice as big as the home you are in now. Why have you guys
decided to incur more debt at this stage of your lives with two boys going
to college in a few years? Just curious-hope this isn’t too personal.
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