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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:
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Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Welcome to the CityFrugal Weekly Wrap. In this Sunday series, I share things I’ve found from around the internet that caught my eye over the past week. I strive for a balance between content related to personal finance and other interesting subjects. Since this is a new series, I would greatly appreciate your feedback. Shoot... ...
Posted: Mar 24 2019 @ 10:30 AM
Welcome to part two of our series on making better Big Life Decisions (BLDs). Last time, we talked through some of the theory behind why these BLDs require more sophisticated tools than the pro and con list, though we haven’t really updated our methodology in the last couple hundred years. In fact, nobody really learns... ...
Posted: Mar 22 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Where should you live? What career should you pursue? Should you marry that guy you’re dating, or should you dump him and move to Peru? These are substantial life questions, and ones that we all must confront at one point or another. They have both an immediate impact on your life (e.g., where you’ll wake... ...
Posted: Mar 19 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Welcome to the CityFrugal Weekly Wrap. In this Sunday series, I share things I’ve found from around the internet that caught my eye over the past week. I strive for a balance between content related to personal finance and other interesting subjects. Since this is a new series, I would greatly appreciate your feedback. Shoot... ...
Posted: Mar 17 2019 @ 10:30 AM
Recently, I decided that I needed a bar cart for my apartment. What fancy, prosperous NYC apartment doesn’t have a swanky bar cart filled with crystal-ware and an assortment of delicious liquors, right? An initial search for bar carts online and via local retailers told me that bar carts available for sale were either 1)... ...
Posted: Mar 15 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Sinclair Lewis may be the most insightful author you’ve never heard of. He was a fascinating (and ultimately, tragic) contemporary of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway.   A gifted satirist, Lewis wrote a book called Babbitt in 1922, which centers on the life of a middle-aged, upper-middle-class businessman named George Babbitt in the fictional Midwestern... ...
Posted: Mar 12 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Welcome to the CityFrugal Weekly Wrap. In this Sunday series, I share things I’ve found from around the internet that caught my eye over the past week. I strive for a balance between content related to personal finance and other interesting subjects. Since this is a new series, I would greatly appreciate your feedback. Shoot... ...
Posted: Mar 10 2019 @ 10:30 AM
Welcome back to the CityFrugal Interview Series, where we’ll chat with people who are pursuing financial freedom in cities to better understand their strategies, thought processes, and lifestyles. Today’s guest is A Purple Life. A Purple Life was one of the first blogs I found when I realized there was a FI community beyond just... ...
Posted: Mar 08 2019 @ 9:00 AM
In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new definition of financial independence, according to this article from Hannah Seligson of the New York Times. The NYT definition seems to be something like: Financial independence: No longer receiving money from your parents to support your lifestyle. The article’s main thrust is that 30-somethings living in major... ...
Posted: Mar 05 2019 @ 9:00 AM
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Posted: Mar 03 2019 @ 11:30 AM

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