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Brooklyn Financial Fitness Soiree – 5/17

Reserve your complimentary seat here!

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Back to School Activities and Lesson Plans

School budgets are in effect! There’s a whirlwind of networking, collaborating and masterminding happening now.  Teachers are sharing new and improved ways to implement instruction.  An exciting school year lies ahead! The New York City schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, is directing … Continue reading

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Turn up the Heat

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Financial Vampires

Sometimes your friends drain your wallet.  They know when its payday – and they’re coming along for the ride! (Only without gas or dinner money).  That was the old school version of a financial vampire, the friend that you couldn’t … Continue reading

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College Application Checklist for Beginners

In my mind, opportunity is economic. Whether that means saving money or making money. Trying to find the economic opportunity in the college application process can be tricky. First there’s getting in to the college of choice. Then there’s getting … Continue reading

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Creative New Year Resolution about Money

This cute YouTube Video about New Year Resolutions made my day! Lots of other fun and light hearted entertainment can be found on creativequotations.com. I especially like this quote from Creative Quotations about money – “The easiest way for your … Continue reading

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Bicycle ride to wealth

All she asked for was a bicycle for her birthday…. It turned into a money lesson for life. One that she is riding all the way to the bank! See how a teachable money moment changed her life – bring … Continue reading

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Visualizing my dream

Lately I’ve been visualizing my dream. Actually another one of my dreams.   Here’s a sneak preview. As the dream becomes reality, it is making people happy and improving lives.  It could be the dream is providing the missing ingredient — … Continue reading

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I want you to know about taxes

(this is the most famous image of “Uncle Sam” according to the Library of Congress. Mom told me to be S.M.A.R.T. She wanted me to be money smart. Smart is her acronym for “save money and reduce taxes”.  She also … Continue reading

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I love you insurance

“Money or love – which is more important?” It depends whom you ask. It depends why you ask. Either way, there’s really no right or wrong answer. It’s whatever priority you make for yourself. Love and money just happens to … Continue reading

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