My Crap Jobs Taught Me How To Function in My Career

Throughout high school and college, like a lot of people in high school and college, I held a number of what I call "crap jobs." You know what I'm talking about - jobs that put spending money in your pocket, but that just basically suck. For some people, that's working in fast ... Read more...

Thursday: Most and Least

Last week I went down hard with some kind of stomach bug at the end of the week and didn't manage to post my Thursday: Most and Least. But this week it's back! Feel free to use this weekly feature on your blog, just show me some good bloggy karma and link back to me somewhere in ... Read more...

Savings Woes

Spoiler alert: I'm not going to make my March goal of adding $700 to my Freedom Fund. I knew that goal was a stretch when I made it, but I can't help but feel frustrated and disappointed anyway. When it comes to saving, I feel like I'm re-learning the rules of personal finance ... Read more...

I Dig You, Roth IRA

A couple of weeks ago Jeff over at Good Financial Cents put out the call to other PF bloggers to start a movement, a movement to educate others about the glorious Roth IRA. I immediately jumped on board. I love me some Roth IRA. So, in honor of my Roth, I decided to write an ... Read more...

Inspiration?

Guess what?!Over a year ago my blog was listed as an "inspiration" on this website. I'm so flattered and humbled that my blog would be considered inspirational. Thanks again to all my readers for making blogging such a pleasure!Check out the list, because there are some other ... Read more...

The Truth About Succeeding

I used to smoke cigarettes. And like most smokers, I absolutely loved smoking. I loved having a cigarette with some coffee, a cigarette with a glass of wine, a cigarette in the car. In fact, every single day, to this day, I have the impulse to pull out a cigarette every timeI get ... Read more...

In an Alternate Universe, I am a Corporate Lawyer

Sometimes, when I've been having a bad work week, I imagine an alternate universe where I have a totally different job. A job that is basically the exact opposite of the job I have now. In an alternate universe, I am highly educated, make a ton of money, and don't have to care ... Read more...