Real Adults Plan For Death

Death

Anyone can reach chronological adulthood. You celebrate your 18th birthday and whoopee! But real adults know adulthood comes with responsibilities, such as protecting themselves and their loved ones from worst case scenarios (sh*t does happen, after all). And what is worse than death, aside from public speaking? Real adults, then, don’t shy away from their … [Read more…]

Five Things That Are More Hype Than Substance

Excess

When it comes to personal finance, most of us are our own worst enemies. We save too little and spend too much. Our priorities are royally screwed-up. A big reason why we spend ourselves into debt-slavery is because we want to have what the cool people say we should have. In other words, we’re very … [Read more…]

Checkout Charity Really Ticks Me Off!

CheckoutCharity

Have you been deluged at the cash register this season with pitches for charity? All this checkout charity ticks me off! What is it with all these retailers? We’re already blessing them by spending our hard-earned money on their goods. Do they honestly believe it’s appropriate to additionally hit us up for the charity of … [Read more…]

How to Improve your Finances: Be Boring

YawningBaby2

I love the sitcom Taxi. It ran for five seasons from 1978 to 1983. Some of my favorite episodes are when the Reverend Jim has a dream about Alex dancing the Can-Can wearing a catcher’s mask, when Latka re-invents himself as alpha male Vic Ferrari, and when Alex goes to a gay bar to help … [Read more…]