We don’t think there’s any better of a feeling than getting to the work week’s finish line. Before you get overly excited, it’s not Saturday just yet, so we have got some great things for you to do today that won’t cost you a penny. Save your money for the weekend and check out the cool things we have got for you in today’s Paris installment of Dollars & Sense!
Musée Carnavalet – Museum of Paris History
The Musée Carnavalet’s fascinating permanent collection is a must for both history buffs and those interested in learning about Paris’ complex history. The collection gives a vivid, visually engaging account of he the city’s history, from its foundings to the present day. The museum is housed in a stunning Renaissance-era building, the Hotel Carnavalet, in Paris’ lively and elegant Marais district.
Musee d’art moderne de la ville de Paris (Paris Modern Art Museum)
The sprawling modern art museum of the city of Paris houses over 8,000 works of contemporary art and is located at the Palais de Tokyo. After viewing the permanent collection, sip a coffee on the outdoor terrace, which offers a dramatic view of the Eiffel Tower. So you get to take in the art at the museum and see one of the world’s most famous landmarks for no money at all.
Financial Tip Of The Day
Research has shown that women are more likely to avoid risky investments. 44% of women prefer lower risk choices, compared to only 35% of men. But low risk often means low return, and any gains you do see can be eaten away by inflation. It’s important to have a good mix in your portfolio — both equities and safer investments like bonds.