NYC's Low Cost of Living

NYC’s Low Cost of Living


New York City is SOOO expensive! I hear that constantly. Even other finance bloggers from other cities will approach me and ask “wow, how do you save money in a city like NYC?” Some of…

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Cheap Eats: Mei Li Wah Bakery

Cheap Eats: Running Back Steamed Buns!


“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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Cheap Eats Gray's Papaya

Cheap Eats: New York’s Famous Hot Dog Joint


“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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Cheap Eats Food Cart

Cheap Eats: Food Trucks vs. Food Carts


“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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Cheap Eats Yi Zhang Fishball

Cheap Eats: REALLY Cheap Noodles with Peanut Sauce


“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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Google Shopping Express Bag

Luxury Service: Google Shopping Express


When I first heard about Google’s new delivery service in NYC, I was skeptical. There is always such a premium placed on these types of delivery services and I am MORE than capable of picking…

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Spend Less on Basic Needs

How to Spend Less without Giving Up Your Entertainment Fund


The New York Budget is all about spending less while still living well. I don’t cut out the things that truly make me happy and I spend money – I just spend on my priorities….

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Cheap Eats Shanghai Cafe Deluxe

Cheap Eats: Soup Dumplings!


“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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Cheap Eats - Chicken and Rice

Cheap Eats: Standard Chicken and Rice Hits the Spot


“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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Cheap Eats - Falafel

Cheap Eats: West Village Falafel


“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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