Entries Tagged as 'Money'

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

#156: Downsize Your Dining Room

During one of my random tours of Twitter the other day (how are you supposed to use that thing?), I happened to notice that @EpsteinLiterary, aka literary agent Kate Epstein, claimed she’d sold her house in less than a day using the advice in a book she’d represented, Okay, excuse the dangling sentence there, but […]

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

We’ve been DreamWorked!

It’s official: How Not To Act Old has been optioned by DreamWorks to be a movie or a television show.  This is obviously thrilling news.  I don’t think it matters one bit that my book has no characters, story, or plot: Neither does most of what’s out there! What’s really important is who’s going to […]

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

NEW! How Not To Act Old on Video

For those of you too lazy addled busy to read all the posts on How Not To Act Old, we now offer lessons on video.  Directed and shot by Alexa Garbarino on location at Chelsea Square in Upper Montclair, NJ, the How Not To Act Old video stars Noah Levinson — aka The Funniest Kid […]

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

#68: Mooch Off Your Parents

With more “kids” living longer than ever with their parents, why shouldn’t you, in the interest of acting younger, join the trend? And it’s not only a home you can mooch (or sponge, bum, leech, or scab) off mom and dad, but food, furniture, vacations, clothing, and actual cash money. Catherine Finn, who is a […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

#53: Don’t Fear The Teenager

Let’s face it: teenagers are frightening. They sleep till dark, wallow in filth, spend much of their time steeped in electronic violence and pornography, and the rest of their time getting high and squandering your money. They drive too fast, have irresponsible sex, take insanely dangerous risks, and scariest of all, are perversely adept at […]

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

#45: Don’t Live In A Big House and Complain About Money

We get it that maybe you bought your house a couple of booms ago when prices were low, so you’re really not as rich as you look. We understand that the taxes on a house that big are through the roof (so to speak), and you don’t even want to think about what your heating […]

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

#7: Don’t Count Out Exact Change

You’ve been there: In line behind the middle-aged woman who says, “Wait a minute! I think I have the exact change!,” and then proceeds to rummage through the recesses of her bag in search of the precise assortment of quarters and dimes and nickels and pennies that make up the price of her knee-high hose […]

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