Are You Wasting Money on These Popular Trends?


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- Trends come and go, but yet it seems

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like we spend so much money on them!

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So today we're going to talk
about the trends you should

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spend money on and the trends
you shouldn't spend money on.

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(music)

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All right, I consider myself
a somewhat trendy person.

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You may disagree, and that's totally fine.

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But I love clothes. I
love the latest gadgets.

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I love reality TV. I mean,
all the things happening . . .

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I like to keep up with them.

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I mean, I'm not a regular
mom. I'm a cool mom.

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Thank you, Mean Girls. Love it.

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But you have to realize,
and so do I, that sometimes

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these trends cause us to waste money.

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And on this show, I don't
want you guys to waste money.

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I want you to save money.

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So in this episode, I've
teamed up with Woman's Day

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to show you guys some really
fun, inexpensive items

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that are trendy right
now in the health space.

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And I also want to give you
guys a brand new challenge

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that is going to save you money.

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So this is going to put
money back in your pocket.

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So, stick around for that.

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And I'm also so excited.
Because as some of you know,

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The Bachelor—it's a big part of my life.

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We actually have a real-life
Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe,

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coming on because I want to
drill her about what it's like

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being on reality TV, and all
of the financial decisions

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she had to make around that.
And of course, I'm dying to

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ask her some questions
just about The Bachelor.

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So, make sure you tune into that—

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it's going to be really good.

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All right, let's jump right in.

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According to a recent
study, Americans are wasting

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18 thousand dollars on
nonessential items a year!

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18 thousand dollars!
Guys, that could be going

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towards paying down your debt, retirement,

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or even your emergency fund.

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I mean, you could do many
things with that money.

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Could you imagine, if you had
that money saved in the bank,

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how much better you would sleep at night?

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Versus spending it on stuff
that really doesn't matter.

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Well, I put together a list of categories

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of things that you do not
need to spend money on.

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Okay, and I've broken them down

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into three different categories.

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First one: subscriptions.
Smart phone apps—

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yep, they can get expensive.

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I may or may not have
purchased a workout app

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that I thought you had to
pay a little bit each month.

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No, no. They charged ole
Rachel's account the entire

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amount. So I got charged
$109 for this dang

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workout app that later, come
to find out, it had workouts

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that basically you can get
from the Nike app for free.

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But it just broke my
heart and it has still scarred me

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to this day. But really,
we can waste a lot of money

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on apps. Even those games
that you're addicted to—

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yeah, it's like, well 99 cents
to buy this thing here,

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or that thing here. And
it just seems harmless.

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But when you look, Americans
spend almost $100

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a year buying stuff in their mobile games.

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Yeah, it's crazy.
Also, subscription boxes.

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Yeah, like Birchbox,
Graze, Stitch Fix, BarkBox—

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these are all really fun, and
they're super convenient.

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But if you're getting
out of debt, especially,

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or saving up for your
emergency fund (click)—

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it's a place that you can cut.

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Ahh. Cable—I'm sorry to say it,

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but it's true. Things
like cable, Hulu, Netflix,

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Amazon, YouTube TV—all
of these subscriptions

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that are around—you can cut those.

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Because the average cable
bill is $85 a month.

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That's over $1,000 a
year. So, remember it's 2019,

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there's so many free or cheap
options that you can have

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to watch TV. So look into that.

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And I even went and looked
at the top ten shows

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on TV right now, and eight out
of 10 of them are on free TV.

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So you don't need cable or a
subscription to watch those.

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You can keep up with the
trends of all the great shows

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without spending all the money.

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All right, so the next category
that you don't need to spend

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money on is in the financial space, okay?

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Timeshares. Ugh, no. No, no, no.

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The average timeshare will cost you around

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$19,000, plus you
have annual fees every year,

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and they are basically
impossible to get rid of.

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People are always
wanting out of timeshares

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and they can't get out.

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If you're stuck in a timeshare
and you really want to

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get out, there's an amazing
company that will help you:

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Timeshare Exit. So, I'll
put a link in the show notes

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to link to them, so make
sure to check them out.

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Also in the financial category
is whole life insurance.

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I talk about life insurance on
here a lot, but it's just true—

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whole life insurance is going to cost you

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10 times more than term life.

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Get it out of here.
Extended warranties.

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Research shows that if you
need a repair on an appliance,

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the majority of the time it is
even outside the warranty time.

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So, save that average $126
people usually spend

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on the extended warranty,
and put it back in your pocket.

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Last but not least in this
category, is the lottery.

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Yes, the average American
spends $223 a year

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on the lottery, which equals
$80 billion overall.

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And we all know the stats about
the chances that you're

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going to win the lottery, okay?

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It's not going to happen.
Let's just throw it out there.

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It's not going to happen.
So save your money there.

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And the last category you
don't need to spend money on,

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is when it comes to clothes and fashion.

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The average American spends
$3,000 a year on clothes.

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I mean, how many times have you
walked into your full closet

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and said, "I just don't
have anything to wear"?

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Yeah, it happens to
me—I'm guilty of that.

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But you know what it comes back to?

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It's not that you don't
have anything to wear—

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obviously you do. But it's a heart issue.

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It's a contentment issue.
So contentment is a huge part

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of this money message, you guys.

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And so, we put together a
special bundle for this episode

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that pairs my Contentment
Journal with my book

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Theirs because they pair

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so well together. And again,
it gets you in this place

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of practicing contentment.
So you can check that out.

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Click the link in the show notes.

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And when it comes to
clothes, really think through

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quality over quantity.

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There's some times that
we think we just want

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a bunch of stuff. But it's stuff that,

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especially with clothes,
you wash it once or twice

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and it is basically
ruined. And you're like, oh man,

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because it was super cheap.

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Save up a little bit and you can

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invest into some nice pieces.

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And then also, there's
my biggest pet peeve

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when it comes to clothes.

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Things that you could
really not spend money on

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and save some, and that is
adult clothes for babies.

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(music)

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So I've learned in
motherhood, to each it's own.

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And I really do believe that. I really do.

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All the way from like, you want to have

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a natural birth or an epidural.

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You want to sleep train
your baby or you don't.

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You, I don't know, want to
have your kid in the room

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with you until they're 12 years old

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or you want them up in the nursery.

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Whatever the thing is, to each it's own.

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Whatever works for you.

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So this is strictly Rachel's opinion.

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But, the amount of
money we spend on babies—

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and their clothes, specifically—gets me.

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And I'm telling you this
out of personal experience.

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I experienced this with Amelia. Okay?

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And not just clothes,
but adult-like clothes

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for a child—for an infant.

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Yeah, I bought this beautiful
dress from Janie and Jack

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for Amelia. It was like, the
size was zero to three months

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and it looked like a little
Audrey Hepburn dress.

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I saw it on the hanger, and I was like,

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"Oh my gosh, I would wear that

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if it was my size. It's so cute!"

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I put it on her, and she's
like a month and a half.

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She can't even hold her head
up in this dress that I bought

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that was like $40.

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I was like this is the
stupidest thing ever.

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So whenever I see little
babies with shoes on and vests

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and hats and bowties, it just
kind of breaks my heart

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a little bit. Because I think,
that is an adult outfit

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that you just put on a
baby, and you just spent

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so much money on that outfit.

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That baby needs to be in a onesie—

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that's what that baby needs.
So, rule of thumb for me is:

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under 12 months old? Baby.
Baby, baby, baby. Yes.

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Little boy? My rule is he gets
to wear a smock. Yes he does.

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12 months and younger—he's a baby. Okay?

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It's a baby, not an adult.

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Don't dress them like an adult.

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Once they hit 12 months
and they, you know,

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maybe can start walking, then it's cute.

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Then it's like, oh okay,
now you can wear all

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the adult stuff. But it's a
great place, that you don't

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have to spend money—
adult clothes for babies.

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All right you guys, the time has come.

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Kaitlyn Bristowe is here!

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All right, if you're
not familiar with her,

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she was on The Bachelor,
and then she was chosen

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to be The Bachelorette.

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So The Bachelor entire
franchise—yes, The Bachelor,

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Bachelorette, Bachelor in
Paradise, all the things—

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I just love it. So I
cannot wait to talk to her

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all about money, and
reality TV, and of course

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reveal some of her secrets
about being on the show.

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(music)

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(door clicks)
(beep beep beep)

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- Guys, let's be real,
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Now that I have two daughters of my own,

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it feels like the to-do list never ends.

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and you have to make important decisions

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for your child's future.

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(music)

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- Kaitlyn, thanks so much for being on.

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- Thank you for having me.

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- This is so fun. You're like
the jackpot of all guests.

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- Which is funny because
I feel like I don't,

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like I have no business
being here (inaudible).

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- Whatever. Oh my gosh,
no. You fit in this world

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so much easier than what you think.

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- I'm trying.

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- Okay, so when it comes to the show,

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- Yes.
- I have so many questions.

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- Most people do.

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- I cannot wait to hear all this. Okay.

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Because when it comes to the
financial side, as a viewer,

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that's like somewhat of the
lens I look through, because

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I can't help it, it's
just like part of like

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how my mind works.

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So I'm watching it, and I'm
like okay, you are on the

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side of the contestants of The Bachelor.

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- Yeah.

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- And then you were The Bachelorette.

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- Right.

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- So you have two different perspectives.

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- Perspectives, yes.

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- Which are pretty different right?

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- Very.

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- Okay, so when it comes
to what you pay for—

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- Mmm hmm.

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- I'm going to be so nosy
here, but what you pay for—

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- It's interesting stuff.

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- Yeah, so when you're a
contestant, what is provided

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for you and what do you have to pay for?

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- You pay for everything and
nothing is provided for you.

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Like I
- Seriously?

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- I was living in Vancouver,
and to even get a flight

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to go down for one of my first auditions,

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I was taking care of it.

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I put myself up in the hotels.

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- [Rachel] No way!
- Yeah.

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They were just like, if
you want this, come get it.

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- [Rachel] Totally.
- Yeah.

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- [Rachel] So that's all on your dime?

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- Yes.

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- Okay, so when you get
on the show, you go.

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I see like all the luggage that all

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the contestants bring, all that.

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You get no free clothes as a contestant?

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- Well, once you make
it to a certain point,

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you get a little swag bag. So all—

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- But all your clothes
that you're wearing on

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one-on-ones and all of
that, or group dates—

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- It was crazy the amount
of money that I spent

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just to go into the show,
because you don't know

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how long you're going to last.

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You could either be home
night one, or you could be

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there for a solid nine weeks.

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And it's like, you've got to think
of rose ceremony dresses

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and heels and jewelry, and
these things aren't

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cheap—it's quite expensive.

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- [Rachel] Totally.
- Everything.

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It's crazy what goes into it. And yeah,

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you don't get anything.

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- Yeah do people go into
debt for this stuff?

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- Oh I did.
- [Rachel] Yeah.

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- I don't know how you don't.
I mean I was working

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at a restaurant. I taught
spin classes on the side.

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I was living in Vancouver,
paying ridiculous rent.

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But yeah, it's
a lot to think about

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when you're going away for that long,

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and national television, and
what everybody puts into it.

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And the show—yeah, no help.

0:12:10.130,0:12:12.342
- Yes, okay. So when you
are The Bachelorette,

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is it the opposite? Like
everything is provided for you?

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- I think I brought my
pajamas and that was it.

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- Seriously?

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- Just a comfy pair of
pj's, because everything

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is taken care of if you're the lead.

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You just pick from, you
know . . . You have wardrobe

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pick outs every week. And this
is what I'm going to wear.

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And they can't tell you what the dates are,

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so they'll be like, you might
be in a chilly helicopter.

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(laughter)

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- Maybe, possibly—

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- It's a helicopter. So
they'll give you ideas.

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But yeah, all wardrobe to choose from,

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there's a stylist, there's
a hair and makeup artist.

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- So it's like polar opposites—

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- [Kaitlyn] Right.

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- from being contestant to being the lead.

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- Yes.

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- So fascinating.
Yes, okay. So, and I guess it depends

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on the person and their job,
but do a lot of people

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have to leave their job?
Because if you make it,

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you're out of work for four months

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of your current job, right?

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- Yeah, I mean it just
depends. But yeah, some people

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lose their jobs. And then there's
things like, where I had

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a very casual job, and they
were like, "Oh my gosh, great!

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People will see your face on TV.

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Bring them into the restaurant!"

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- Yeah, totally, totally! Some marketing.

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- Yeah, exactly. They're like, go network.

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- That's right.
- Yeah.

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- [Rachel] Totally. Yes.

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Okay, so after you're on
a national show like this,

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obviously people recognize
you. They know who you are.

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Do you find that a
lot of the contestants

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go back to their normal
life? They go back to the job?

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That they say, okay you can come back?

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You know, they just move
on with their normal life?

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Or do they take more of
the influencer spin?

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How do you feel like people react?

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- It depends. For myself,
personally, I didn't

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want to go back to the restaurant.

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I was like, wow, what a blessing
that I have this platform.

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I can turn it into a business.

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I can do things I'm passionate about.

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I can work for myself.

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Yeah, so some people choose
to go back to their job

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if that job was something
that they were passionate

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about, or something that
they could go back to,

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a lot of people do. But the majority of people,

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I would say, try to take a
run at the influencer thing,

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because it just seems
like a dream job.

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- Okay, that's so good.

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Now, you get paid to be on the show.

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As a contestant, do you?
- No.

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- You don't?
- No, so that's the worst part.

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You go into debt. You
have no idea how long

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you're going to be on that
show, or if you're going to get

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your job when you come
back, and you don't get paid

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a dollar. Yeah, it's crazy.

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But you don't get paid
as a contestant. And then

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as the lead, you get paid
quite a decent amount.

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- [Rachel] Sure, sure—
- Yeah.

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- to do that. Okay so you have
two really fun business lines

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out, and your podcast is so fun.

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- Yeah podcast is . . .
Yeah, I mean growing up

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I always wanted to have my
own radio show, and I actually

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have a photo of myself from ten
years ago writing down my

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goals in life, and I would
post them on my mirrors.

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And I would just look at them every day.

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And it's funny, now, to think back.

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I'm like, oh wait, look—I did that.

0:14:52.940,0:14:54.130
- It happened!

0:14:54.130,0:14:55.720
- I didn't even know
about podcasting before

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but it's basically a radio show—

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- Yes, yes. We talk about
goal setting a lot, but even

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the power of writing it
down and what it does.

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- Manifesting is everything.
- [Rachel] It's so true.

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- Yeah.

0:15:06.698,0:15:07.626
- Kaitlyn, thanks for coming on.

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- Oh my gosh, thank you for having me.

0:15:08.610,0:15:10.640
- Seriously, I know this was
like, I bombarded you with all

0:15:10.640,0:15:11.490
Bachelor questions but—
- [Kaitlyn] That's okay.

0:15:11.490,0:15:14.210
- all the fans. It's like
every question every fan

0:15:14.210,0:15:15.210
wants to know. So fun.

0:15:15.210,0:15:16.610
We met on doing the podcast . . .

0:15:16.610,0:15:17.944
- I've got to hang out here more often.

0:15:17.944,0:15:19.968
- Come back, Kaitlyn. Come back.

0:15:19.968,0:15:20.880
- Yeah, it feels good.

0:15:20.880,0:15:22.060
- Oh, well thanks for being on.

0:15:22.060,0:15:23.860
- Thank you so much for having me.

0:15:23.860,0:15:25.943
(music)

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- I'm so glad Kaitlyn came by.
That was so much fun.

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And that wasn't even
half of it. That's right.

0:15:36.800,0:15:39.820
She ended up dishing more
about her Bachelor secrets

0:15:39.820,0:15:42.430
that wouldn't fit in here,
so make sure to check out my

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podcast, because it's all there.

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If you're a fan of The Bachelor, trust me—

0:15:46.040,0:15:47.350
you're going to want to check it out.

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Up next, I was in New York, so I stopped by

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the Woman's Day offices
to look at some really

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fun, new, affordable, trendy
products that actually

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could be worth spending your money on.

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Hey, guys. I'm here in
New York at Woman's Day

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headquarters with
Editor-in-Chief Susan Spencer.

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And you're back, Susan!
- Hi! Hey Rachel,

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thanks for having me. This is great!

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- Being back on the show, the
last time you were here

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you did some great value
awards, and it was a hit.

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So we're bringing you back to
talk about great value awards,

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but specifically with health and wellness.

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- Health and wellness, exactly.

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- So good.
Okay, so the first

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product is the pasta.

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- Red Lentil Penne.
So, our reader testers

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absolutely loved this.

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So, it's three dollars. It's
available at super markets

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nationwide. And they loved
it mainly because it has

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one ingredient, which is red lentil flour.

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The thing they liked the
most is that it cooks up

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super firm, almost al
dente, like a regular pasta.

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A lot of these alternative
pastas end up very mushy

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and you just don't want to
eat them. So great taste,

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great texture, lots of health benefits.

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- Yes, so good.

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- Great for the family.

0:16:50.086,0:16:51.403
- And so easy. We talk
about pasta a lot on the show

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because it's just a quick dinner.

0:16:53.320,0:16:54.570
- Sure.
- And moms are looking

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for those fast dinners—

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- Exactly.
- So it's a great option guys.

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Okay. Next, these are adorable.

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- Aren't these wonderful?

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- Yes.
- Our reader testers loved

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these pretty tins.
So these are first aid kits

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from Welly, and they
retail for 4.99 to 7.99

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and they're sold at Target.
- Okay.

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- So as you know, as a mother of two,

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that your kids are always
getting into little scrapes

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and little accidents. So having
one of these in your purse

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is a lifesaver. And it has
pretty much everything

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you're going to need, from
tweezers to all sorts of bandages.

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- Cute bandaids.
- Yeah and I think our—

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yeah I know exactly.
Your kid is going to want

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to put that on, right?

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- Yes, yes, yes! So fun!
It's so funny.

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My girls are so dramatic.
If they fall and

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they're not bleeding,
they still want a band aid

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and suddenly everything's better. So,

0:17:33.830,0:17:35.210
you have convenience right there.

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- Right, it's a fashion statement.

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- That's right, that's right.

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Okay, I've tried these.

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- These are really, really—
- Delicious.

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- amazing.
So I don't know about you,

0:17:43.170,0:17:46.120
but every day at about 3:30
I have a craving for salt

0:17:46.120,0:17:48.000
and I immediately reach
for the potato chips.

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Not exactly the healthiest move. But

0:17:49.740,0:17:50.980
I've been trying these instead.

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So these are roasted chickpeas—

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sriracha flavor, sea salt, and my favorite,

0:17:56.480,0:17:58.050
which is the dark chocolate.

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So, they retail for $3—

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super great price point.
They're really delicious.

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- Yes.
And Method.

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- Method.
- Love Method.

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- Method. So I'm sure that
you use their dishwash soap—

0:18:07.650,0:18:08.760
- Yes I do.
- or maybe their hand soap.

0:18:08.760,0:18:11.170
So you may not know that
Method also has a line

0:18:11.170,0:18:13.260
of bath products called Method Body.

0:18:13.260,0:18:18.120
So these retail from $4.99 to
7.99, also available at Target.

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And what our reader testers
really liked about them

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was that they all have
naturally derived ingredients.

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So you've got cucumber
and seaweed and rosewater—

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things that are just really
refreshing and revitalizing.

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- [Rachel] So good.

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- The other thing they really
liked was the packaging.

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This is made from recycled
plastic and paper. And

0:18:34.190,0:18:37.160
if you're trying to teach kids
about sustainability or about

0:18:37.160,0:18:39.680
going green, I think this
is a great way to go.

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- Yeah, so easy to--
- Great product line.

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- Enter that conversation. Good.

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All right, the love language
of all Mom's across America.

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Yoga pants.
- Yoga pants.

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- Can't fit into those
right now, but again one day,

0:18:51.060,0:18:52.040
it will happen.
- Yes.

0:18:52.040,0:18:56.900
- Okay so brand is—
- Yoga pants are every woman's

0:18:56.900,0:18:58.570
holy grail. (laughter)

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To find a pair of yoga
pants that actually fit,

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that don't slip down,
that are comfortable—

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it's just amazing. And we
believe we've found them.

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These are CALIA. This is
Carrie Underwood's line.

0:19:09.795,0:19:13.480
So, our reader testers, they
really like the fabric.

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- Yeah I was going to say, it's great.

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- It's thick, so it kind of
cinches you in a little bit.

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But it's very breathable, so
they could really move in

0:19:20.180,0:19:22.210
these pants. They don't slip.

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They also have—I could take that out.

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They also have this really
nice wide band right here,

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which is nice for a little tummy taming.

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And my favorite—they have pockets.

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- No way.
- Right here.

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- Seriously.
- I think a good pocket makes

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everything better.

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- On yoga pants, it's brilliant.

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- So these retail for $70,
which seems a little bit

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pricey, but really, really worth it.

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That's what makes these great value,

0:19:45.900,0:19:47.620
and they're available nationwide.

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- Okay, so good. I know,
even though the price point is

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a little bit more, I feel
like there's always pieces

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in our closets that you can invest in.

0:19:53.450,0:19:55.740
I call them my investment
pieces. And it's things

0:19:55.740,0:19:57.910
you wear all the time, you
may not have a ton of, but

0:19:57.910,0:19:59.753
you can invest in one
or two pair of these and

0:19:59.753,0:20:01.440
they're going to last you a long time,

0:20:01.440,0:20:02.420
because it's good quality.

0:20:02.420,0:20:03.890
- I don't think you'll take them off.

0:20:03.890,0:20:06.930
- Yeah, right. Sleep in it. Do
everything with it. So great.

0:20:06.930,0:20:10.008
Okay, these are such
great value awards, and

0:20:10.008,0:20:13.610
it's stuff that obviously helps
with health and wellness—

0:20:13.610,0:20:14.840
- Absolutely.
- and make great choices,

0:20:14.840,0:20:15.990
so we love that.

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Okay, guys. So you can
find all these products

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in the September issue of Woman's
Day that is on stands now,

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or womansday.com. Or you can
click the link in the show notes

0:20:24.860,0:20:26.850
to get all the information
on these products.

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Susan, thanks for coming back on.

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- Thank you so much.

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- Seriously, it's so great.
- Thank you.

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(music)

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- This was such a fun episode.

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See, you guys. You can love trends but

0:20:41.930,0:20:44.180
still be wise with your money.

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Now, it seems like it's
always a trend to spend money,

0:20:47.440,0:20:49.810
so I've created a challenge for you,

0:20:49.810,0:20:52.160
and I'm calling it the She Works Hard

0:20:52.160,0:20:53.960
Saving Money Challenge.

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This challenge is all
about not spending money.

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So for 15 days, I'm challenging you to

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pause your spending on
nonessential items.

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So for this challenge,
you can spend your money

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on things like food, rent or
your mortgage, transportation,

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debt, or prior commitments. But
you can't spend your money

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on things like clothes,
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