Nathaniel Sillin

Nathaniel Sillin is the director of Visa’s financial education programs and a writer for Long Island Weekly.

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Salary Negotiations Can Help Boost Your Income When Changing Jobs

Whether you’re actively looking to make a move or being lured away by a recruiter, a new job offers many opportunities for growth. Discovering how different organizations run and tackling the learning curve during the...

FAFSA Changes Make Aid Application Easier

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Writing essays and filling out forms can be a stressful process for students, just as covering the cost of...

Don’t Let The Last-Minute Holiday Rush Crush Your Budget

For all the planning we do during the holidays, the last couple of weeks before the big parties and family gatherings can trip up the best of budgets.  Perhaps what’s needed is some last-minute tricks to...

Make Sure Every Dollar You Give To Charity Counts

Deciding to make a charitable contribution can arise from a desire to help others, a passionate commitment to a cause or the aim to give back to a group that once helped you or a loved...

The Right Renovation Project

Before the housing market collapse of 2007, all renovation projects—no matter how expensive—seemed like winners. Today, home renovation is a whole new ballgame and you should carefully research any potential fix-up project you’re planning for...

Five Ways To Save On An Overseas Trip

My neighbors and I talked for weeks about their upcoming European vacation with their teenaged kids. We discussed every single place they planned to visit. But when I asked if they knew how much their...

What College Students Should Learn About Money

As you prepare for a new year at college, managing your money may be the last thing on your mind. But, college is the perfect time to instill strong and healthy financial habits, such as...

Anyone Can Make Mistakes With Estate Matters—You Don’t Have To

Adulthood brings certain financial responsibilities like the building of budgets, bank accounts and proper insurance. It’s surprising how few consider a proper estate plan part of that essential mix. In fact, a recent ABCNews poll found...

Back-To-School Planning For Returning Students

Could a mid- to late-career return to college make sense for you? It’s essential to evaluate whether this is a financially risky move. In recent years, older Americans have been heading back to school part-time and...

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GDGC Sponsors Free Elder Law Hotline On May 4

In recognition of National Older Americans Month this May, Genser Dubow Genser & Cona (GDGC), an elder law and estate planning firm based in...

It’s All In The Family

Major league baseball scouts love recruiting the sons of former big leaguers. Such youngsters have spent their youth in and around ball parks. They...

Prison For Dix Hills Pharmacy Owner

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that Raheel Pervez was sentenced to a 1-to-3-year prison term today for his part in a multi-year scheme...

October Movie Previews

October has arrived and with it come many new movie releases for the fall season. Typically, this is the month that the studios start...

Choosing The Perfect Colors For Interior Decorating

It might seem difficult to believe, but for a great majority of people choosing the perfect colors for interior decorating is far from an...
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