Lifestyle Deflation: Strive For Financial Discomfort


Huh? Aren’t we trying to achieve the exact opposite? Aren’t we trying to be good with our money so that it isn’t the cause of stress in our life? So that we we can thrive…

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Never Own A Car: The NYC Competitive Advantage


Living in NYC can be expensive if you let it. Food can be expensive. Housing can be expensive. Entertainment can be expensive. So, as people in the city, it’s even more important that we are…

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Early Retirement

My Early Retirement Plan


I have a whole post dedicated to the reasons for saving money. However, I think it’s about time for me to open up and let you know what my PERSONAL plan is for the next…

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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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Frugality As a Habit


One of my new favorite blogs is Impersonal Finance (and not only because he calls himself Mr. Roboto or because his wife and I share a love for the ukulele). I was reading one of his…

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Building Wealth: The Control Scale


I imagine that if you are reading this blog, you are probably interested in building wealth for yourself. Most of the time (but not always), I focus on saving money in my posts. However, this…

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We Should Have a National Saving and Investing Day


We should have a National Saving and Investing Day. It should fall on the same day every year, preferably on the 1st of a month, when many Americans are getting their paycheck. With so much…

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Don’t Take Cabs. You’re Better Than That!


I’ve already told you the most important way to save money in New York City. Now for the easiest way. Never. Take. Cabs. You are out late at night. You’re tired and you just want…

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Your Wallet Should Be Fat, Not Your Belly!


If you have ever looked into ways to save money, you’ve heard it before: Cook your own meals. But it bears repeating here because it is the MOST important habit you can change in New…

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How Much Money Will Make You Happy?


When were you happiest? Take a moment and think about it. Most people that I know say “college” or “in my twenties”. There are others who yearn for their childhood. Some of you well-adjusted readers…

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