I hemmed and hawed about posting this one. I have kept this list for years just to lament over some of the serious money I have spent over the years. Plenty of these entries can be justified as a good allocation of resources. Heck, splurging for Lasik surgery was the best $2,700 I ever spent. … Continue reading Crying Over Spilt Money
I am naturally cheap. I get it from my Dad. The point is that being cheap is not a very desirable trait. I am conscious of this fact and strive against my instincts. I purposely spend money now and again to guard against sinking into a miserly existence surrounded by my piles of gold and … Continue reading Frugal, Not Cheap – Or so I keep telling myself.
There is a new concept that's all the rage in our little corner of the blogging world. To MAP OUT your financial life on paper. This serves 3 purposes as far as I can see. First,it shows you if you have unnecessarily complicated your wealth web. Second, it shows you where everything is going and … Continue reading My Money Map
I know you are scared, money problems are scary. Whether it was fretting about being over 40 and having no plan for retirement or just coming to the realization that you have a pretty good job but still can't seem to pay all the bills. Maybe anxiety at night over ever finding a career after … Continue reading Don’t Worry Little Donkey
The other day I got an email from a guy I met on Reddit whose blog involves Tracking Happiness and the relationship between money and happiness. I like this idea because it comes from a unique angle in an this otherwise repetitious field of ours. Anyway, the email involved me submitting some niche content for a … Continue reading I May Have A Problem With Food