The Debt Blahs

Yesterday I made another $300 payment on my car - the loan amount is now below $4,000. Yah! But I'm kind of getting into the "debt blahs" with my car loan; I'm at the stage where I've paid off a substantial amount of the loan, but I still have a pretty long way to go - and I just ... Read more...

Sometimes I REALLY Love Renting

It's my opinion that one of the biggest financial divides between my generation and my parents' generation our respective opinions on the value of homeownership. To my parents, the question of renting versus buying is a no-brainer. Buying a home is the obvious choice. While ... Read more...

Lessons Learned from a Health Emergency

My recent health ordeal began two Tuesdays ago. I woke up in the morning with some pretty severe pain in my lower back that I had never experienced before. I took some Advil and went to school because I had a busy day ahead, including an after school commitment to read the mock ... Read more...

Hospitalized

I have been in and out of the hospital for the past week with a serious infection in my colon. Nasty business. I'm on the mend now and will be back to regular posting next week. ... Read more...

The Nine Inch "Diet"

For the past four years, I've been struggling to lose 10-15 pounds. While I'm not clinically overweight, I'm heavier than I'd like to be. Last year, I finally had some success with Weight Watchers, but I found it very burdensome to have to count points obsessively. When I stopped ... Read more...