Building the Path to Financial Independence: Key Aspects and Habits

Building the Path to Financial Independence: Key Aspects and Habits

Originally published on 311bankruptcy.com. April is designated as Financial Literacy Month. And financial literacy is the knowledge to of how to make smart decisions with money. Many aspire to financial independence, yet it requires planning, discipline, and commitment. It’s more than just accumulating wealth; it’s about attaining the freedom to live on your own terms […]

PM Pierre Introduces $1.8 Billion Dollar Budget; Debates in April

PM Pierre Introduces $1.8 Billion Dollar Budget; Debates in April

The Standing Finance Committee of Parliament has scrutinized the 2024 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure as presented by the Minister for Finance and Prime Minister Philip J Pierre. The Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the Financial Year 2024/2025 stands at One Billion, Eight Hundred and Ninety-Four Million, One Hundred and Ten Thousand, Eight Hundred […]

Transforming Your Financial Life

Transforming Your Financial Life

Originally published on 311bankruptcy.com Transforming your financial life can be daunting but breaking it down into manageable steps can make the process much more achievable. It involves significant changes to improve your financial situation, habits, and outlook. Here are some steps you can take to begin this transformation: Assess Your Current Situation: Take stock of […]

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

Councilmember Justin Brannan (D-Brooklyn) speaks at City Hall about negotiating with mayor’s office before reaching a budget deal, June 29, 2023. Credit: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY By Greg David | November 28, 2023 The leadership of the City Council is crafting an alternative to the budget cuts announced by Mayor Eric Adams that potentially includes using the city’s robust financial […]

Do the Math: As the Budget Ax Falls, NYC Schools Face Major New Costs

Do the Math: As the Budget Ax Falls, NYC Schools Face Major New Costs

By George Sweeting | November 21, 2023 | Center for New York City Affairs Immediate budget cuts; impending higher costs: New York City’s public schools face a seemingly inexorable financial squeeze. Last week, Mayor Eric Adams released a first-quarter modification to the current (Fiscal Year 2024) budget, as required by the City Charter. It included […]

Mayor Adams Releases November 2023 Financial Plan Update

Mayor Adams Releases November 2023 Financial Plan Update

As Asylum Seeker Crisis Continues to Grow, Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Funding Dries Up, and Tax Revenue Growth Slows, Adams Administration Takes Strategic, Essential Steps to Responsibly Manage City’s Finances  With Migrant Crisis Set to Cost Nearly $11 Billion Over Just Two Fiscal Years and FY25 Budget Gap Expected to Surpass Unprecedented $7 Billion, Administration Implemented […]

PM Pierre Starts Budget 2024/25 Consultations

PM Pierre Starts Budget 2024/25 Consultations

Preparations for the 2024/25 Budget are well underway. Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Hon, Philip J. Pierre, has begun holding consultations with department heads, permanent secretaries and the senior leadership of the various government agencies and ministries. The consultations allow the Prime Minister to get input on a range of issues, including economic trends, […]

Amid Deepening Asylum Seeker Crisis, Mayor Adams Announces New Steps to Stabilize City’s Budget as Required by Law

Amid Deepening Asylum Seeker Crisis, Mayor Adams Announces New Steps to Stabilize City’s Budget as Required by Law

All Agencies to Submit PEGs in Response to Risks Posed by Rising Asylum Seeker Costs with COVID Funding Ending, Revenue Growth Slowing WATCH: Mayor Adams Speaks to New Yorkers About Budget Stabilizing Measures NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced several steps to stabilize the city’s finances given the convergence of circumstances threatening […]

Community Op-Ed: NYC Executive Budget

Community Op-Ed: NYC Executive Budget

Photo Editorial credit: lev radin Last week, the Adams Administration released our Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget. As President Joe Biden has often said: “Show me your budget and I will show you your values.” That is why this budget invests in our Working People’s Agenda, prioritizing education, jobs, housing, health care, and public safety. […]

Labor weighs in on bail, ‘good cause,’ health care in New York budget

Labor weighs in on bail, ‘good cause,’ health care in New York budget

Amid the ongoing budget negotiations between legislative leaders and the governor ahead of the April 10 extended budget deadline, New York City’s largest labor union District Council 37 came out in opposition to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed bail reform changes. The labor union – which represents 250,000 public employees – sent a memo to the Legislature asserting […]