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Budgeting for Fashion

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Is frugality the new status symbol?  According to Trendwatching.com, a company that predicts emerging consumer trends around the globe, searching for the "best deals" is part of the daily routine for millions of people around the world.  But just because something is a "great deal" can you really afford it?   In this episode Bridgette and Amanda discuss how to fit clothing and fashion into your budget, determine how much you can actually afford to spend and where best to spend it.  Guests will be Jennifer Micek, owner of Clothes Attic'd, the largest ladies consignment & resale boutique in Napperville, IL.  Jennifer helps people make $ by selling their clothes and SAVE money by ReStyling their wardrove.  Also joining Bridgette and Amanda is Galia Gichon, an independent personal financial expert with more than 14 years of experience in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. She runs her own company, Down to Earth Finance, where she offers individual sessions and seminars to address personal financial needs and concerns. Ms. Gichon recently published her first book, “My Money Matters”, a boxed set of financial cards with money affirmations, instant money tips and workbooks.