Personal Finance of the Future

How to Be Frugal in the Year 2025


Exciting news! WordPress just came out with a new feature: Time Writing©®™. That’s right, this is Mr. NYBudget and I am posting this from the year 2025! I wanted to check in and see how…

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Land a Dream Job

The Best Tip for Landing a Job You Love


2015 is the year that the New York Budget mixes in more posts about making more money. In the meantime, I don’t plan on forgetting my frugal roots. Creating wealth and accomplishing the goals I…

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Give Yourself a Raise

Give Yourself A Raise


About a week ago, my boss came to me to chat. The first thing she said was, “don’t worry, it’s a good thing. It’s about your annual salary increase”. Sweet! I am always thrilled with…

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5 Ways to Earn More in NYC


Recently, I shared 5 of my most powerful ways to spend less in NYC. However, that’s only half of the equation. In terms of building wealth, the saying says that you have to “spend less…

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Building Wealth: The Control Scale


I imagine that if you are reading this blog, you are probably interested in building wealth for yourself. Most of the time (but not always), I focus on saving money in my posts. However, this…

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