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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Banned from the Zoo

Side Hustle #3 – My Band


This is the third post in my side hustle series, dedicated to revealing my side hustles and shedding some light on them! This post originally published on BudgetsAreSexy.com, but I am posting a blurb and a…

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Side Hustle #2 – Oventure Travel Gear


This is the second post in my side hustle series, dedicated to revealing my side hustles and shedding some light on them! Note: Stick around. At the end of this post I am offering a…

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TADTOY Lineup

Side Hustle #1 – TADTOY: A Mobile App


2015 is a big year! I have a lot going on, including some side hustle projects. I have no idea where these projects will take me, but I thought they would at least make for…

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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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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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Take Action: Turnkey Real Estate

Take Action Today (My Turnkey Real Estate Investing Story)


What’s that one thing that you want to do, but you’ve been putting off? For you, a reader of a personal finance blog, it may be money-based. Maybe you’ve been thinking about starting a side…

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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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My One-Minute Frugal Rap Video


I’ve mentioned before that many personal finance bloggers often fall into one of two camps. Some tell you it’s crucial to spend less money. Some scoff at frugality and are all about finding ways to…

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Lending Club

Dabbling in Peer-to-Peer Lending with Lending Club


When it comes to my investment strategy, I have always been conservative and have always had a one-track mind. Vanguard index funds were all that I needed. The simplicity, the results, and the low expenses…

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