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Dear 18 Year-Old Me

I got this idea from a post on Live Richly. How crazy fun would it be if I could actually send this letter back through time and warn myself of what's coming? Honestly, my 18 year-old self would probably think it was a joke and throw it in the trash, … Continue reading...

Money Progress Update

Overall this has been a boring week. The two jobs are exhausting, it has rained nonstop, and I have done well to read other blogs, much less deal with my own. But that's okay because it's the weekend and I am NOT on call for work! It's those little … Continue reading...

I’m Going to the Financial Blogger Conference!

I'm really excited to report that I'm heading to Chicago for the Financial Blogger Conference on October 1-2. Originally, I decided not to go because I feel like I'm not a "real" financial blogger. And I still feel that way to an extent, but I figure … Continue reading...

Personality Type vs. Financial Behavior

I first learned about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator when I was a graduate student. The MBTI is a series of questions that assigns you a four-letter personality type. There are tons of websites dedicated to explaining the various traits of each … Continue reading...

5 Lessons Learned From Bad Money Choices

From failing, you learn. From success, not so much. - Meet the Robinsons If you've been reading here very long, you know I've done some TOTALLY stupid things where money is concerned. Between bankruptcy, credit card debt, and expensive tanning bed … Continue reading...