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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Rent a Car for Cheap in NYC

Rent a Car for Dirt Cheap in NYC


I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Living in NYC and not having to own a car is a DREAM! I have no time for bringing my car into the shop, paying crazy…

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Turnkey Real Estate: Closing

Turnkey Real Estate Investing: Closing & Next Steps


Property #2 has certainly been a journey, hasn’t it. It goes to show, if you want COMPLETELY passive investment into the real estate market, go with REITs. However, if you are willing to put some…

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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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Turnkey Real Estate First Steps

Turnkey Real Estate Investing: First Steps


The Turnkey Real Estate Investing series follows my journey through purchasing my second turnkey property, start to finish – the good, the bad, the ugly. I hope to give clarity to the overall process of…

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NYC Rent Hack

Hacking NYC Rent


I’ve been waiting to write this post for a while. I have been looking for a new apartment recently and I finally just signed the lease! Naturally, I am extremely excited, as I love to…

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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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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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