Television host John Oliver discussed the real price of cheap clothing this week on his insightful and hilarious show, Last Week Tonight. I brought many of the same issues to light in a post on this blog in May of 2013, entitled “The Price of Cheap.” One of the astounding facts I did not know, … More John Oliver Talks About The Price of Cheap
Like study breaks.
Old Money Guy style in midtown Manhattan.
Everyone is so busy. It’s the mantra of the age. We’re so connected, in every sense of the word except the emotional one. We have the world (wide web, anyway) at our fingertips. If there’s information we don’t know, we simply Google our inquiry and millions of search results come forth. The veracity and accuracy … More Why I Don’t Multitask…And You Really Don’t, Either
We all find ourselves, at some point in life, with too much stuff. We purchase, inherit, and are given gifts of material things. We think we’re going to use them. We hope we get our money’s worth. We hold onto things with sentimental value. But there comes a time when we have to face the … More How To Do Spring Cleaning
One of the easiest things you can do to reduce your grocery bill is to reduce the amount of animal products (specifically beef, chicken and pork) you buy and consume each week. This is a good idea for several reasons. First, you save money. Meat products are easily the most expensive items in most people’s … More Eating Better, Spending Less…A Lot Less
You can’t be afraid of a little color.
This is the second in a series about growing up in an Old Money home. The contributors remain anonymous. My mother’s side started one of the top ten banks and my father’s side consists mainly of financiers and business owners, but 200+ years ago we were politicians. We have at some point in time also … More Old Money: In Their Own Words – Part 2