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Quiz: What’s Your Money Moniker?

You find a $100 in your pocket (OK, unlikely, but work with us here), so what do you do? Stock up on Havaianas for the summer or deposit it immediately? Maybe you take your man to a nice dinner or you pay off some credit card debt (like chipping an ice cube off an iceberg). To find out what your money-making persona is, take our personality quiz after the jump and share with your friends. Then check out our Money 101, Cash & Coupling, and My Two Cents columns to learn money tips, share your wisdom and fill your piggybank. I took the quiz and I’m “Greta Grownup” — wow, Mom will be so proud!

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Therapy For Your Pocketbook: Meet Connie, Susie, Diane & Manisha!



Personal Finance Expert Manisha Thakor (author of Get Financially Naked) is The Frisky’s money expert, whose awesome advice has appeared in our Money 101 and Cash & Coupling columns. Now we’ve got her doling out some hardcore fiscal therapy in our new video series, “Therapy For Your Pocketbook.” Watch as Manisha sits economically challenged women down on her Freudian chaise lounge (“Cash Couch”), listens to their money woes, and then gives them fast, sound financial advice. First, she talks with Connie, who just moved in with her boyfriend and is concerned his spending style conflicts with her own; then, she advises Susie, who’s single and bringing home the bacon — but then frying it up (via expensive shopping trips!) before her paycheck even clears; finally, Manisha chats with Diane, a new divorcee who needs help adjusting to life with a single income. Will any of Manisha’s advice ring true for you? Find out! [Therapy For Your Pocketbook]

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Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 3: “Goodbye Hubby, Hello New Biz”


Diane, a recent divorcee, got the house (thank the Lord!) — and the mortgage payments (damn it!). As she adjusts to her single income and not having to clean up Steve’s toenail clippings anymore, she is encouraged by Finance Expert Manisha Thakor to downgrade from champagne to sparkling wine and to develop a kick ass business plan.

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Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 2: “Stop Buying ‘Things’”


Susie is young, single, has a great job AND an addiction to Marc Jacobs totes. It’s not Tom Sizemore bad, but it’s bad. Although she’s bringing home the bacon, she’s frying it before her paycheck even clears. Finance Expert Manisha Thakor offers some tips to turn off her spending spigot.

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Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 1: “The Numbers Talk”


Things have changed recently for Connie. She just moved in with her boyfriend and her last purchase was a Foosball table (he’s rubbing off on her already!). And although he’s really good at Foosball, she’s worried his financial behavior might mess up their future together. Finance Expert Manisha Thakor encourages her to have the talk — the “What’s Your Number?” talk.

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