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CityFrugal

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Name:
CityFrugal
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
Stoicism, Financial Independence, Lifehacks, Budgeting, Minimalism, Freedom
Start Year:
2018

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Net worth:
$280,000.00
Location:
New York, New York, United States
Age:
Unspecified
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Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Let’s assume that a little under a year ago, you took a risk and started a new business. You woke up this morning and were horrified to find that it has failed. What happened? What went wrong? These are the first questions of what’s called a premortem, a popular business exercise, and the Harvard Business... The post Risk-taking for the risk-averse appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Apr 07 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Dear David, Remember the first internship (unpaid, of course) you had at that sleazy local financial advisory firm? It was the summer of 2009, in the depths of the financial crisis. You knew the financial crisis was terrible, but you didn’t quite understand what bad meant back then. Your job was to sit in a... The post A letter to myself after losing $120,000 appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 31 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Some of the best writing about money is by people who weren’t writing about money. Regardless of the source, there are lessons everywhere that can be applied to create sound financial advice, despite not being explicitly about money. With that in mind, I’ve compiled seven quotes that aren’t about money but have done more to... The post Seven killer non-money maxims to improve your finances appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 24 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Some of the best writing about money is by people who weren’t writing about money. Regardless of the source, there are lessons everywhere that can be applied to create sound financial advice, despite not being explicitly about money. With that in mind, I’ve compiled seven quotes that aren’t about money but have done more to... The post Seven killer non-money maxims to improve your finances appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 24 2020 @ 9:00 AM
For the longest time, two characters were dueling in my head to determine the kind of person I would become: Don Draper and Mr. Money Mustache. Before you laugh, let me explain. Both represented an archetype of the type of person I might be and the life I could have had. On the Don Draper... The post Cutting your own path to financial independence appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 17 2020 @ 9:00 AM
For the longest time, two characters were dueling in my head to determine the kind of person I would become: Don Draper and Mr. Money Mustache. Before you laugh, let me explain. Both represented an archetype of the type of person I might be and the life I could have had. On the Don Draper... The post Cutting your own path to financial independence appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 17 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Yesterday was a historically bad day in markets, with the S&P 500 down more than 7.5% and the Dow dropping by even more. Even worse, this is simply the latest lousy day in a string of them. Markets are down 19% from their all-time high, set just 18 days ago. People are panicking about the... The post Do you really love your life? This is when you’ll find out appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 10 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Yesterday was a historically bad day in markets, with the S&P 500 down more than 7.5% and the Dow dropping by even more. Even worse, this is simply the latest lousy day in a string of them. Markets are down 19% from their all-time high, set just 18 days ago. People are panicking about the... The post Do you really love your life? This is when you’ll find out appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 10 2020 @ 9:00 AM
My goal when I moved to New York was to live in the center of the things I do most. I hypothesized that this localized living was the best way to create the conditions for a satisfying, happy life. That belief has mostly proven correct. Almost everything I do in life – running, walking, getting... The post Is commuting to work worth the savings? appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 03 2020 @ 10:00 AM
My goal when I moved to New York was to live in the center of the things I do most. I hypothesized that this localized living was the best way to create the conditions for a satisfying, happy life. That belief has mostly proven correct. Almost everything I do in life – running, walking, getting... The post Is commuting to work worth the savings? appeared first on CityFrugal. ...
Posted: Mar 03 2020 @ 10:00 AM

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