Month: October 2013

A Money-Savvy Daughter Looks Back on the Finance Lessons That Stuck With Her

I’m excited to announce my new hustle as a contributor to DailyFinance.com. Below is a snippet of my inaugural post, which is also a promotion of International Day of the Girl. When I was growing up, no one ever called

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The Kindness of Strangers

“I’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers.” Blanche DuBois isn’t an ideal role model, but her words certainly ring true for me right now. I know that many readers feel they know me and some have expressed feeling that

Posted in Frugal Find Friday

Three Reasons NOT to Live in NYC

You’ve been lied to. Sex and the City, Seinfeld, Friends, Gossip Girl, How I Met Your Mother and Girls have all created the “New York City Delusion.” You think you want to come live here. You’ve heard it’s glamorous and

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A Random Stroll Up Fifth Avenue

On Saturday evening I did something most out of character. I put my credit card in my pocket and went for a random stroll up Fifth Avenue. As my last season Coach sneakers pounded the pavement, I felt distinctly aware

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