Ben joined BLINQ in late 2013. Originally from the windy city of Chicago he has quickly made DC his new home. If you’re looking for a great outdoor activity that won’t break the bank he’s a pro at finding deals. When he is not biking around local neighborhoods you can find him in the kitchen whipping up a healthy meal!

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Frugal Fitness: Deskercise Moves to Keep You Fit

It may not come as a surprise to you that office workers are spending too much time sitting down and not enough time moving around. As a result of this, many Americans suffer from back pain, weight gain and just plain restlessness. I mean, who doesn’t constantly feel the urge to get up and feed their caffeine addiction… Read More »

5 Easy Ways You Can Be a Green Shopper

I must admit that I wasn’t always the green shopper I am today. Like many of us, I used to think that the best way to save money was to buy the cheapest thing possible. After some life experience, I soon realized that being a cheapskate wasn’t the answer; instead, I began shopping with a sustainable mindset and… Read More »