• Finance Friday: My Plan for Living in NYC on Less Than $2,000 a Month.

    I am currently preparing to move to NYC to spend a year volunteering with the organization City Year. I am SUPER excited to be doing something meaningful and important. But, another perk is getting out of the office setting I’ve spent a year and a half in. The tradeoff for doing something that I’ve been wanting to do for a really long time is that I’m going to be living pretty much paycheck to paycheck each month. This is going to be rough for a major shopaholic. But, I’ve created a pretty detailed budget plan that covers all of my necessities but also accounts for some fun activities as well.…

  • Prepping For My Move to NYC.

    I’ll be moving to New York at the end of this month and have been stocking up on some of my necessities as well as grabbing a few things that are needed when I move away from home. I’m buying these now because 1.) I live in Delaware and we have tax free shopping. This includes items we have shipped. I’ll need to save as much as I can because I’ll be spending the next year volunteering in the one of the world’s most expensive cities. 2.) I’m not completely sure how receiving packages will be in my new apartment building. I’m a little wary of getting items stolen and…

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