Being able to afford more isn't always about making more money. Sometimes all it takes is redistributing the money your already have so that you can spend it on the things/experiences you want. I've been able to go out with friends, enjoy a nice dinner, or see a show by simply reducing my spending in… Continue reading How to Afford More with the Same Income
I'm often asked how I afford to take multiple vacations every year. You can tell by the tone of each person’s voice that they have already made up their opinion that I must be spending too much money and should be saving it instead. Here's the thing though, with the exception of my trip to… Continue reading Travel Hacking 101
I'm a little late to the game in posting about this as it has already been going on for two weeks, but it you haven't already, you need to book a reservation for New York City Restaurant Week. This is one of two times each year where you can dine at some of Manhattan's best… Continue reading NYC Restaurant Week – 7 Days Left!
If you haven't been keeping up with everything here the last month, my goal between July 1st, 2019 and June 30th, 2020 is to save $20,000. I'm now one month in and wanted to post an update on my progress as well as some of the lessons I've learned through trial and error as well… Continue reading Month One Update: Goal Tracking and Lessons Learned
So in order to accomplish my goal of saving $20,000 by July 1st, 2020 I started off by breaking down the numbers to see how far I really had to go to make this a reality. First off I projected out my total savings in my retirement account. I currently save 8% of my salary… Continue reading Breaking Down the Numbers
Come take a look as I attempt to improve my personal finances and save $20k this year living in Manhattan