Parameters for a Better Life


Many artists that I have spoken to say that their best work comes when limitations are set on them. They are only allowed to use a certain medium or only allowed to draw still life….

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Walking New York: The Irish Hunger Memorial


“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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Bitcoin: Back to the Basics


There are plenty of people in the media that rip on Bitcoin. That’s especially true in the Personal Finance world. It seems to be a pretty easy target because it’s price is volatile, there have…

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Ask the Readers: Frugal Office Tactics


A quick, fun post for this Thursday! I just had a revelation at work. I found a way to get a delicious, premium drink for free. My company offers free coffee, which is a nice…

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Watch the TV You Love AND Save $100,000


Do you still have cable TV? Are you serious? You need to cut the cord, yesterday. There is so many terrible shows that you probably don’t even realize are terrible because you are sucked in….

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Cheap Eats: Forget Your Diet with Tasty Pork!


“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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Slomo Documentary: Find Your Happiness


I just finished watching a short documentary from The New York Times about Dr. John Kitchin, a man with an alternative lifestyle that now goes by the name “Slomo”. You can watch the full short…

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Escape New York: Breakneck Ridge Hike


I’ve made it pretty clear that I love New York City. There is so much to do and so many opportunities for fun and entertainment without spending much money. However, I do have an outdoorsy…

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