Ben is an avid market enthusiast who serves VTX Capital, LLC. in an advisory and support role. He works behind the scenes managing the technical components that allow us to bring you the latest in investment education via an online platform. His areas of expertise include CMS Support, Social Media Branding, Marketing and Advertising. In addition, Ben takes an active role in investment research and portfolio management. He currently holds a BS from Virginia Tech and a BSN from Western Governor's University.
11 Genius Workout at Home Hacks to Save You Time and Money

11 Genius Workout at Home Exercise Plans to Save You Time and Money

Learning how to workout at home has never been easier. And now you can save money by doing it. If you’re one of those people who loves going to the gym (or you hate the gym altogether) but dread the price tag that often comes with it then its time to start looking into the alternatives. Like it or not, staying in shape can be expensive. There are tons of hidden costs: commuting/gas membership fees workout clothing supplements fad challenges healthy food your precious time What does it all add up to? Often, a lot of wasted money. Related:  How to […]

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15 Amazing DIY St Patricks Day Drinks to Try

St Patricks Day is right around the corner. Are you ready? Impress your guests (or perhaps get a little lucky) with any of these super cute DIY St Patricks Day drinks that you can make in mere minutes. Don’t get caught without something green in your hand on this holiest of drinking days. All of the St Patricks Day drinks on this list are just a couple ingredients and for just a few bucks you can make a splash at any St Patricks Day event you play host to. 1) Candy Infused Vodka Shots If you’re hosting any sort of St […]

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8 Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Help You Lose Weight on a Budget

Those of you that know me would be quick to point out that me writing about losing weight is somewhat ironic (I’m actively trying to gain lean mass via weight lifting). But as a health nut, a frequent gym-goer and RN, much of my life revolves around nutrition and watching what goes in (and out of) the human body. To add a layer of complexity to the situation, the frugal, finance blogging side of me demands that I do all of this as cheaply as possible. Quite the tall task when I have an obsession with food. I eat a […]

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10 Simple Healthy Living Tips to Save You Money

Nothing can burden a budget more than an unforeseen medical expense. Healthcare is extremely expensive – even if you’re insured. According to, a 3-day hospital day averages around $30,000. Depending on your insurance, you’re likely to see a bill between $4,000 and $13,000. How many of you that kind of cash laying around? The answer is not many (73% of Americans don’t even have $1,000 saved). Notice how I said depending on your insurance. That assumes you even have insurance. Otherwise you are looking at the entire cost of care. Even a simple doctors visit will cost you your […]

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Check out this amazing list of DIY Romantic Valentines Day gifts for him! SO many good things to choose from.

14 DIY Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Him

This Valentines Day get him a gift that shows you care without depleting your life savings to get it.  Guys are stupidly simple so don’t over complicate things. Like girls, guys just want to know that you care. And like girls, something incredibly simple is all it takes to make them feel appreciated (see, girls and guys really aren’t that much different after all). There is no reason to go and drop hundreds or even thousands of dollars on an amazing Valentines Day experience that will legitimately compromise your financial well-being. For guys the saying “it’s the thought that counts” couldn’t […]

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