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Michelle Gershfeld

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Frugal Living is in Reach — Avoid These 6 Spending Mistakes to Save Money

These 6 costly mistakes may be keeping you from frugal living. Get budgeting tips from the house to the gas station that will help you save.

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Money Basics Series – Part 6: Protect Assets and Your Future Nest Egg

Protect your assets in six steps. Record, insure and track your assets to secure your nest egg for retirement and a more secure future.

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Money Basics Series — Part 5: Is Your Relationship Ready for a Joint Account?

Are you rushing into a joint account with your significant other? These are the questions you should ask your partner before making the commitment.

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Money Basics Series – Part 4: Medical Debt and Overwhelming Financial Matters

Some debt is beyond our control, such as medical debt. Protect your assets when you owe more than you have, and negotiate your debt without shame.

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Money Basics Series – Part 3: Debt Management and Credit Card Spending

Debt management starts with tracking and reducing credit card debt. Form better spending habits with these tips and tricks.

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Money Basics Series – Part 2: A Painless System of Budgeting

Personal Finance Fundamentals Every Adult Should Know Now that you’ve checked your credit score and chosen your bank, you can better identify areas where you need to improve your finances, as well as your avenues for saving and depositing money. Next you need a system of budgeting. It’s time for the next crucial financial planning […]

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Money Basics Series – Part 1: How to Read Your Credit Report and Choose Bank Services

The first step to financial planning is knowing where you stand with money. Get tips on choosing bank services, and learn how to read your credit report.

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Thanksgiving buffets taste better with budget-friendly meals

Budget-Friendly Meals for the Holidays: Take the $100 Challenge

Your holiday meal is costing too much, but it is possible to create budget-friendly meals at just $100… if you can accept the challenge.

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A Few Minutes With … Michelle Gershfeld

Michelle Gershfeld has spent nearly 30 years as a lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy law. She began her career in 1989 at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, LLP, and later joined David Kittay’s law firm, first in Manhattan and then in Westchester County, and found her niche specializing in bankruptcy law.

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