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Samantha Brockschmidt

Samantha Brockschmidt is a lean, serene writing machine. Whether it’s informing others on the latest news or perfecting her novel in her spare time, she loves a great story and isn’t afraid to hunt one down. Having graduated from CSUN with her B.A. in Communication Studies and Marketing, her journey in public relations is only beginning. With her screenwriting scholarship at USC, she has had the pleasure to mentor alongside some of LA’s biggest executives and producers like Hallmark and Disney and is very enthusiastic about delving into her passions—writing, travel, and entertainment. She loves high-adrenaline sports, the beach, and learning about other cultures. Although she may be a bit of a daredevil, her loved ones come first, and anything down-to-earth is sure to keep her grounded.

5 Times When It's Okay to Splurge

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There is a big difference between being money savvy and being overly cautious with your expenditures.

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Samantha Brockschmidt

Mar 21, 2014

Spring Market Mesh: The Best Things to Buy in March

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March is one of those months in the calendar that may tend to get overlooked. The avid shopper should be aware that March is a great time to save big on certain kinds of products and specific types of markets.

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Mar 03, 2014

Have Mercy! 5 Computer-Savvy Tips to Save a Crashed System

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People are much like computers in a sense: when they crash, they crash hard, but that doesn’t mean you go buy a new body part, it means you put yourself on sleep mode, reboot, and fix the problem.

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Feb 28, 2014

American Heart Month: 10 Simple, Affordable Steps to a Better Heart

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Back in elementary school, I wasn’t quite aware how much American Heart Month impacted me each February. We celebrated nearly all day playing outside.

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Samantha Brockschmidt

Feb 03, 2014

5 Winter Workout Picks That'll Last A Lifetime

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As a born and raised Southern Californian, I don’t see much snow. The coolest snow day I ever felt growing up included frost iced over the windshield and playground benches.

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Jan 31, 2014

Our 5 Animal Instincts That Should Take Over Tax Season

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My mother always told me to put 30% of my paycheck away for tax season. Knowing I wasn’t going to have to give it all back was a bit comforting, but finding out just how much I saved each month was astounding! I remember getting hired at my first real part-time job.

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Samantha Brockschmidt

Jan 27, 2014

The Ultimate Love Potion: 10 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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Imagine being imprisoned, writing love letters to your jailer’s child. Or consider having to wed a soldier in secrecy because his marriage is against the law.

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Jan 24, 2014

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Yoga Direct and Shape Tea Coupons

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With another summer Olympics approaching, the idea of “fitness” is all a buzz. Two Olympics ago, people watched records break and competition rise in Beijing, China on 08/08/08.

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Samantha Brockschmidt

Jan 20, 2014

A Comprehensive Guide: How to Save Money on Textbooks

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College is a huge expense for many. While it may be the biggest investment in some futures, it is also one of the biggest pains for some bank accounts.

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Samantha Brockschmidt

Jan 15, 2014