Friday, December 25, 2009

Shoo Jimmy Choo or Maybe Not Entirely

Shoo, Jimmy Choo, The Modern Girl’s Guide to Spending Less and Saving More by Catey Hill is haute! While, Jimmy Choo is my signature shoe… spending full price isn’t what I advocate. And neither does Hill, who also happens to be the money editor of the New York Daily News Web site and a recovering shoe addict. Remember what happened to Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw when she couldn’t get her apartment because she spent her money on what else—a closet full of Manolos! While, I don’t consider myself a shoe addict, just a girl who likes what she likes, I think Hill is right on with this one. The book covers a lot of topics from fico scores to investment strategy. The book isn’t making a judgment against the girls with overstuffed shoe closets, but rather offering advice designed to tweak spending and create a savings plan that can accommodate an occasional splurge. Although Shoo, Jimmy Choo might make your head turn at the thought of parting with your luxury shoe fix, it also offers big girl advice on how to navigate the real world of retail spending and markups preparing you for a “retire-in-style-fund!” I say keep your Jimmy Choo style, just be smart… never pay full price and use cash! Cash makes you think twice before you spend… so as Hill would say, girls “tame those financial demons!” Learn to click those high heels and walk away if the price isn’t right for you. Get your copy of Shoo Jimmy Choo now! http://www.amazon.com/Shoo-Jimmy-Choo-Modern-Spending/dp/1402766696

Will you part with your Jimmy Choos for a retire-in-style fund?

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16 comments:

  1. you know i will have to order a copy of this too fun!

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  2. I am addicted to stilettos!! I like a lot of style but only with little cost (like $50 max) and I ALWAYS get compliments on my shoes.

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  3. Hey Angela!

    Sounds like you have a plan and you're working it!

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  4. Tami!

    As you would say this is PINKTASTIC!

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  5. Yes, an well-planned investment strategy will make buying those Jimmy Choos that much sweeter... Love the blog posting and I'll have to check out her book. Cheers! Leslie

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  6. Great advice to to start the new year off right stylish and moneywise.

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  7. Great review! Definately have to check this book out in the new year.

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  8. I'm going to have to add this to my reading list. thanks for sharing. have a great NYE!

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  9. It sounds like I need to read this book and take the wonderful advice Catey Hill is giving about setting limits and boundaries on finances.

    It seems like a great read. I love books!

    brownatural at gmail dot com

    ...and I subscribe to your blog via email feeds.

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  10. I am going to Paris this year any shopping and food tips?

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  11. I have lots of shopping and food tips for Paris! I have a friend who lives in Paris. Carole knows everything! Send your email and I'll send her contact info. Here's her site http://www.voyageurnoir.com/what-the-press-says/

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  12. Book sounds really interesting. I kinda need it in my life. I'm trying now to fix my reckless spending habits from college.

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  13. This book is quite interesting. I'm going to add it to my wish list!

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  14. Catey Hill is a wise woman who will undoubtedly help those of us struggling with making the right decisions regarding our financial future vs. our desire to buy fabulous shoes. :) Cheers to buying Jimmy Choos the smart way in 2010! Happy New Year!

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