Real Estate Investing from NYC: Turnkey Properties


At this time last year, I never would have thought that real estate investing was possible for me*. It was a type of investing that never crossed my mind and even if it had, I…

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What I’m Listening To: The Good Life


Ah, the good life. Since the great recession, the markets have gone up, the economy has bounced back, and the future looks a little rosier than it did in 2009. Of course, as good personal…

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5 Ways to Spend Less in NYC


I’ve written a lot of posts about how to spend less and save more in New York as well as why you should save money. But what are the MOST effective ways to save? What can you do as…

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Cheap Eats: Steamed Buns, Anyone?


“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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The Many Definitions of Saving


When we talk about saving money, what do we mean? I hear the word “saving” thrown around plenty, especially as a blogger who talks about it frequently. But I have found when people say that…

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Volunteering Accomplished: NYC Park Cleanup


A few months ago, I reached out and asked for help volunteering to help clean up NYC Parks. This past Saturday, the folks who signed up made good on their promise. It was a gorgeous day…

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How to Make Money with Airbnb and How it Helped My Startup


Today we have a guest post from my friend Rachel who has an incredible story about making money through Airbnb. For a period of time, her only income in NYC was from renting out her…

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Cheap Eats: Mouth-Watering Kati Rolls


“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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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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