Category Archive: Money

Aug 20

Can I ask you a strange money question?

money flow

The other day one of my staff came to me with a money dilemma. **Nobody at work knows about this blog, so I sort of chuckled to myself when she said that she wanted to ask me a, “strange money question.”** At first I thought she was going to ask me something about the payroll, …

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Aug 11

My search for lost money: I just “found” $400!


No joke! A few weeks back a friend of mine sent me an e-mail with a link to the NY State Comptroller’s Office of Unclaimed Funds. She said that a friend of hers checked the site and was owed about $50. I was curious, so I clicked the link in the email and typed in …

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Aug 06

Money bought me happiness…sort of


Some people say that money can’t buy you happiness. I think they are wrong…sort of. While I don’t truly think that money can “buy” you happiness, literally, I do believe that having money affords you certain securities and comforts that people with less money may not have. When I was growing up we didn’t have …

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Jul 31

Why we didn’t buy our “dream” home


This weekend Eric and I almost put in a bid on a multi-family home in the suburbs. Everything about the house was perfect. It was a two-unit home with a two-bedroom apartment on the bottom level and a three-bedroom unit on the top. The outside of the house was in great shape (newer siding and …

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Jul 28

Healthcare is expensive, ask for what you want!


Healthcare in this country is so freaking expensive! Whether you have insurance or not, I’m sure you know how ridiculously expensive it is to be treated in the Emergency room. So in this post, I hope I can empower you to advocate for the care that you need, want and deserve. I’m not saying you …

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