Superhero Origin Story

Financial Superhero Origin Story


The following blog post is part of the The Road to Financial Wellness Blog Tour. Over a period of 30 days, the Phroogal team will go to 30 locations to raise awareness about financial empowerment….

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Empowerment and Compassion

Empowerment for You, Compassion for Others


It’s time to take control. It’s time to reject your limiting beliefs. It’s time to stop using the state of the economy, the situation you were born into, rotten luck, and a whole host of…

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Money Guide

The Money Guide (2014 in Review)


When I started this blog, I had a good idea of what I wanted to build. I wanted to create an archive of content that, when put all together, created a plan to live well…

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Track Your Year with FollowUpThen.com

Track Your Goals with FollowUpThen.com


Happy December everyone. Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates it. This will be my last post of the year. I will be traveling to visit family, so I am taking a very brief break from…

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What Early Retirement Looks Like

What Early Retirement Will Look Like


As I remain focused on my goal to save money, invest it safely, and “retire” early. I often come across people who have unwavering opinions about the whole financial independence and early retirement mindset. I…

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7 DIY Gifts that Don’t Suck


You all know that I am a fan of experiential gifts. However, I didn’t want to leave people who are into physical gifts hanging this holiday season. When you think about a DIY gift, you…

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Lucky

I Am Extremely Lucky


Every year, as we approach Thanksgiving, I┬átry to do the typical mind exercise. I try to figure out what I am thankful for and practice humility a bit. This year, in particular, I am struck…

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Pre-Programmed Priorities

Our Priorities Have Been Pre-Programmed


Here at The New York Budget, I talk a lot about priorities. The best way to avoid wasteful spending, is to first decide WHAT wasteful spending means to you. If you value something, then that…

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A Short History of My Non-Frugal Choices


Twice a week, I step up on my virtual soap box here at The New York Budget and talk about money, life, and NYC. Often times, I will talk about frugality and dole out instructions…

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Money Mistakes

Forget Your Money Mistakes (But Only After Setting Up Good Habits)


A lot of my posts focus on setting up systems and habits that are frugal, while still leading to a fulfilling life. As readers of this and many other great personal finance blogs, you are…

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