Do You Have to Be More Successful than Your Parents?


I don’t know where I first heard this concept. I just know that I have heard it repeated throughout my life. Every generation should do a little bit better than the previous one. So, I…

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Cheap Eats: Spicy, Delicious Noodles


“Cheap Eats” is my post-series on cheap restaurants and prepared food options in New York. I recommend cooking your own food most of the time, but every once in a while it is nice to…

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What’s Your Wardrobe Plan?


The world of personal finance is filled with plans. Bloggers and experts will tell you that you need a plan for your saving, a plan for your investing, a plan for your spending, a meal…

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Cheap Eats: $1 Samosas Are Amazing


“Cheap Eats” is my post-series on cheap restaurants and prepared food options in New York. I recommend cooking your own food most of the time, but every once in a while it is nice to indulge and…

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Frugality As a Habit


One of my new favorite blogs is Impersonal Finance (and not only because he calls himself Mr. Roboto or because his wife and I share a love for the ukulele). I was reading one of his…

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Walking New York: All the Way Around


“Walking New York” is my post-series on sights that you can enjoy in New York for cheap of free, just by walking. There is so much to see and do in this massive and culturally…

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What’s a “Life List” and How Can It Help You?


I’ve already discussed my Bucket List with you. Now, I want you to take a moment. Write down all the components of your life that are important to you. Some of them are important to…

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If You Can’t Give Money, Give Time


Update: We finished our park volunteering effort! It was great! Read all about it. I have talked about different ways of being frugal while still giving back. I love stretching my pro-social dollars by lending…

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