Category Archives: Personal Situation

A Lesson (almost) Learned the Hardway

A Lesson (almost) Learned the Hardway

Warren Buffet is said to uttered the wise wise words, Never invest in a business you cannot understand Well the wife learned a real life personal finance lesson this past vacation to the Dominican Republic.   Upon walking into the Casino the first night I was given a $5 free chip which could only be usedContinue Reading

Goals for 2009 – Not Resolutions

Ever since I was younger (let’s call it 16 and up for arguments sake) I always thought New Years Resolutions were ridiculous because people just didn’t keep them. I usually got that weird look like when you were a kid and didn’t want to play a game or something. There really is nothing different thanContinue Reading

My Birthday

Not sure if this blows up my spot – but it is my birthday today! Happy Birthday to me. Update: After checking the blog today, I thought to myself what a sh!tty bday post to myself.  As such, we need to update some stuff as a sort of time capsel for myself to check comeContinue Reading

Debt Update 8/27/2008

In conjunction with providing great and useful information, I created this blog is to keep me accountable for my debts.  As of this update I am focusing on my wife and I’s Credit Cards (as indicated by my status bar to the left). This is an update as to our progress: 7/27/2008 8/27/2008 CitiCard #1 141.99Continue Reading

My Paycheck

My Paycheck

Like a lot of people out there, today (Friday) was pay day, who-ooo (Simpson’s reference – anyone? anyone?). But as I looked at my bank balance, I started to think…Why is my take home so low!? Like 85% of my generation, I utilize my employer’s direct deposit option, so I rarely even look at myContinue Reading