In high school, I fantasized about being a big-city businesswoman who made trailblazing decisions during the day, gourmet meals at her beautiful country-suburban home at night and furniture in her backyard studio on the weekends. My creativity was highly-valued and…Read More
I shared before that my journey to the Hudson Valley started in 2013. But now I realize that it started years before when I invested in the first three tools I used to design this new life:
1. A convicting beliefRead More
Last month on my drive from Texas back to New York, I stopped at my father’s place for a few days. Sitting across from me one morning, he took a slow sip of his coffee, smiled and said, “You know Rae-Rae, you are really something else.”Read More
I was 33 when I stopped remembering the price of every item I bought.
My college roommate went to a top-tier graduate school, married a man from means, and consistently made twice my salary. She was about the same age when she felt financially secureRead More
In the US, we view money as a good you can never have too much of. More is always better. More than currency, it is a measuring stick for freedom, choice, opportunity and the future—which makes it hard for many to settle on a number to describe “enough.”
In 2010, economists Daniel Kahneman and Angus…Read More