How to Save Money When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck

June 28, 2019

Saving is hard even in the best of financial circumstances. It’s even harder when you’re living paycheck to paycheck or just starting out your career on a tight salary and budget. A savings account with a little emergency fund should be one of your first financial goals, however, because it starts building that “savings” muscle and momentum for your larger money objectives. It takes discipline, but it’s not impossible to…

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How to Save Money While Living in the City

May 30, 2019

Over the last few months, I’ve received a bunch of emails about what I do to save money while living in the city. Life is expensive, and urban life is especially pricey. As someone who has lived in both Chicago and New York, I will say that saving in New York City was significantly more difficult—it required a lot more self-discipline and sacrifice. Restaurant bills and bar tabs were ridiculous, and rent was…

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