Category Archives: Dealing with Financial Hard Times

How Some People Are Kicking The Economy To The Curb, Creating Work And Making Money

During one of the extremely steamy hot summer days we had here in New York City a couple of weeks ago, (*I started writing this around the beginning of August but then my computer broke down and I had to … Continue reading

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We Can Save Money By Doing Some Things Ourselves

A friend of mine moved into this beautiful apartment, with some very sunny windows in all rooms. She wanted to keep the sunlight coming into the rooms, so she decided to put up some short swag curtains. These are simple … Continue reading

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Not Throwing Out Money In Fancy Packaging, Tubes, Bottles And Containers.

Even though we hear the economy is getting better, I don’t see products getting any cheaper in stores. On the contrary it seems like things are going up weekly. One thing we have learned and still learning is to try … Continue reading

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Holiday Sales and Impulse Buying, make your list and check it twice!

Yes the Holiday shopping frenzy is in full swing. People are out shopping like crazy. Maybe it is better to say looking for something to buy without being sure what they are looking for, if they can afford it, or … Continue reading

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Opening Steel Barred Doors with a Styrofoam Cup

In my last post I talked about how young people graduating from College or School in this tough economy could find different ways of dealing with the possibility of not finding a job in their field. (See Swallowing Pride while … Continue reading

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Swallowing Pride, while digesting the Brain..

To be proud is to have proper self respect. It is good to be proud of our accomplishments. Parents can be proud of the good job they are doing for their children. But excessive pride is harmful, and can cause … Continue reading

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Finding humor amidst hard times

I just want to write this post to cheer or encourage anyone who is presently going through hard times, which could be any of us personally. Everyday on the news there is nothing but bad news, the economy going down hill, so … Continue reading

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