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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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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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 Events Supplies

Cheap Events: Summer Concert Picnics


This is only the second post in my Cheap Events series. In the Winter, I like going to NYU basketball games. In the Summer, outdoor concerts are a great option. I imagine that cities across…

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Walking New York: The Staten Island Greenbelt


“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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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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Watch the TV You Love AND Save $100,000


Do you still have cable TV? Are you serious? You need to cut the cord, yesterday. There is so many terrible shows that you probably don’t even realize are terrible because you are sucked in….

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Walking New York: All the Way Around


“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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What’s a “Life List” and How Can It Help You?


I’ve already discussed my Bucket List with you. Now, I want you to take a moment. Write down all the components of your life that are important to you. Some of them are important to…

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If You Can’t Give Money, Give Time


Update: We finished our park volunteering effort! It was great! Read all about it. I have talked about different ways of being frugal while still giving back. I love stretching my pro-social dollars by lending…

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