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What To Do When You Come Into A Large Sum Of Money | Financial Bites

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   Coming into a large sum of money is a game changer for people of all ages. Unfortunately, there are lots of different decisions to consider upon receipt of these windfalls which causes most individuals […]

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Five Simple Ways To Eat Healthy On A Budget

by Ted Jenkin

Five simple ways you can still eat healthy if you are trying to watch your budget.

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Girl Scout Capitalism | Financial Bites

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc.   Who’s got a case of the munchies? Purchasing a box of Think Mints®- our round, mint-flavored cookies with a delicious chocolaty coating- helps a girl learn money management. She handles money, keeps records, event tracks orders- activities that are […]

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Five Tips For Ordering Wine When You Dine Out | Financial Bites

by Ted Jenkin

    Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc.   We’ve all had that dinner where you go out with someone who is truly a wine snob. Or so they think so. There are few movie scenes better than watching Paul Giamatti in the movie Sideways as he […]

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Ted Jenkin Speaks to the Wall Street Journal

by Krista Miller

  Whether he’s showing you where your kids eat free, or taking you on a guide to the best Brussels Sprouts in town, you love keeping up with Ted Jenkin on Financial Bites. And now the Wall Street Journal has taken notice of this financial guru. Check out what he says below.  

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The Flappy Bird Economy | Financial Bites

by Ted Jenkin

To be a savvy investor in any economy, you can’t get emotional about what you own irrespective of whether it’s collectible wine, art, or automobiles.

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How To Save Money On Groceries

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   Sometimes it can feel like your family is an equal opportunity shopper when it comes to your grocery bill. When you look back at the debit card or credit card at the end of […]

Is Your Retirement Plan Full Of Swiss Cheese?

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   Last year, I did a piece on retirement planning assumptions. As I continue to see more and more plans done by other financial advisory firms, I become more concerned about consumers. Most projections that […]

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How To Save Money By Having The ‘Munchies’?

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   I’m pretty certain that most of you who read this title were thinking about another certain kind of munchies. The kind of munchies that I suppose for all intensive purposes are officially legal in […]

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How Marketers Manipulate Us To Buy More Stuff!!

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS® Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   Did you know that the highest paying job in America is and will always be marketing? That’s right. No matter how good your product is, it all doesn’t matter if you can’t get people […]

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Coupon Your Way to Prosperity; Ted Jenkin Shows You How in Financial Bites!

by Ted Jenkin

10 Ways To Cut Your Food Bill Is your family what I call an equal opportunity grocery shopper? When you look at your debit or credit card statement, do you wonder the reasons why Kroger, Publix, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods all show up as a line item? For individuals and families alike, the ‘food’ […]

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Life Changing Books for 2014

by Ted Jenkin

                                                              Six Money Saving Books To Read In 2014 With 2014 approaching us quickly, it is a good likelihood that you received an Amazon or […]

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The Food in the Middle Sucks!

by Ted Jenkin

  Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®    Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   With the explosion of large scale stores like Whole Foods and Farmer’s Markets in just about every different neighborhood, it is clear that the movement to eating more healthy food is becoming important […]

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How a Food Truck Can Teach You to Budget

by Ted Jenkin

Food trucks are here to stay, and that’s great news for budget minded diners.

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Pay For College Tuition By … Eating Out??

by Ted Jenkin

  In the last month, you’ve seen oXYGen Financial help give you tips on buying wine, brunch deals, getting social, and much more on Atlanta Eats. As you read the blog each week, we will continue to help you with money saving strategies and other unique dining out articles. By saving money each month, if […]

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Dream of Opening a Food Truck? Here’s How!

by Ted Jenkin

  You watch Atlanta Eats with Steak. You listen to Mara on the Atlanta Eats Radio every Saturday. You are consumed with Top Chef, Chopped, and seeing every possible Iron Chef throwdown you can DVR. Now, you’ve got the bug to start your very own business. With the proliferation of the modern day food truck […]

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What Dorm Room Staple is Taking Over Haute Cuisine? Find Out in This Week’s Financial Bites!

by Ted Jenkin

  Let’s face it. Even if you are a complete cheapskate today, it probably won’t compare to the lengths you went to in college to save a few bucks. Between having roommates, wearing the same shirt twice (or three times), and learning how to buy food in bulk, you worked hard to make every dollar […]

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10 Restaurants In (and Around) Atlanta Where Kids Eat Free

by Ted Jenkin

  Having studied marketing for the better part of twenty five years, I have learned that the words FREE, ZERO, and SALE are some of the most powerful to get us as consumers to take action. With the rising costs of dining out, wouldn’t it be great to be able to take the family out […]

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6 Restaurants In (and Around) Atlanta To Get 50% Off A Bottle Of Wine

by Ted Jenkin

Pinot Noir. Super Tuscan. Chardonnay. Cabernet. There are so many different wines to choose from when you go out to eat a fine meal.  As we’ve shared on Atlanta Eats TV, don’t feel worried about choosing the lowest cost bottle of wine on the menu at a high end dining establishment because they aren’t going […]

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Three Cocktails That Should Be On The “Must Drink” List

by Ted Jenkin

This week on Atlanta Eats radio was all about spirits, beer, and wine.  Remember that you can get 50% off a bottle of wine through different restaurants in the city.  Pricci’s on Thursdays, Food 101 (www.food101atlanta.com) on Sundays, and Barcelona (www.barcelonawinebar.com) just about any day of the week. You can get $1 beer at the […]

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