Individual Author Record
Name: Natalie McNealPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionThe author is originally from the south suburbs of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationNatalie P. McNeal is a seasoned journalist and is a sought out public speaker. She created and launched personal finance blog, ''The Frugalista Files'', in 2008 and published her book, ''The Frugalista Files: How One Woman Got Out of Debt Without Giving Up the Fabulous Life'' in 2010.
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The Frugalista Files: How One Woman Got Out of Debt Without Giving Up the Fabulous Life
ISBN: 0373892292 Harlequin. 2010
Natalie McNeal opened her bills in January 2008 to find that she was a staggering five figures—$20,000!—in debt. Young, hip and gainfully (if Dilbert-ly) employed, Natalie loved her lifestyle of regular mani/pedis, daily takeout and nights on the town, but clearly something had to give.
And so The Frugalista Files was born. Through her blog, Natalie confessed her spending habits to the world—and it turns out she wasn't the only one having trouble balancing the budget! From the drastic "no-buy" month that kicked it all off to the career gamble that threatened to put her deeper in the hole, The Frugalista Files shares Natalie's personal and professional transformation from cubicle rat to take-charge career girl.
It is possible to get ahead without giving up on the fabulous life. This is personal finance in peep-toe pumps—the empowering true story of one woman's personal and professional transformation and your ultimate guide to living the Frugalista lifestyle, too.