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How to Beat the Financial Monsters

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All photos courtesy of the phenomenal Douglas. Follow him on Instagram @jedimasterbuilder! True Horror. I won’t look at it. Instead, I press my nose to the window and squint eighteen stories down. There’s a news van below. I swivel to my computer screen to search the news, leaving a vapor of breath on the window. They’re reporting about a death.…

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How to Make Six Figures Even Bigger (Or, Avoid What I Did)

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I don’t know how I made it home that night. My legs were moving, but I was flying. The meeting was hours old but still fresh in mind as I made my way (however it happened) across 57th Street. “Here,” he had said, teetering forward, sliding the paper across the desk, then rocking back to recline, hands stretching behind his…

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How to Get Out of Debt, Make a Budget, and Stick to It: Advice That Works But No One Else Will Give You (Part 1)

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Today is part 1 of a series, focusing on when your expenses are greater than your income. Part 2 will be when your expenses equal your income.   The East River bottlenecks between Manhattan and Queens. Unlike its mighty sibling to the west (that’d be the Hudson), it can’t accommodate large cruise ships. No one really gives it a second thought.…

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