Monthly Archive: October 2014

Budgeting Can Make You Rich, But Can It Make You A Better Person? 0

Budgeting Can Make You Rich, But Can It Make You A Better Person?

Last week, Alejandro offered up an excellent blog post on advanced budgeting techniques. While these are extremely useful for those of us who already have a consistent budget, they take some work, and aren’t...

Get a Black Belt in Budgetsu: Advanced Budgeting Techniques 0

Get a Black Belt in Budgetsu: Advanced Budgeting Techniques

“I love budgeting!” — No One, Ever Budgeting is the algebra of personal finance. We learn it as kids because we have to and as adults we try to avoid it as much as...

What’s Your Life’s Purpose? A Thousand Year Plan 0

What’s Your Life’s Purpose? A Thousand Year Plan

“What matters is to find a purpose…to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.” — Søren Kierkegaard, 1835 When I was nearing the tail end of high school my...

Seven Financial Traps That Make Poor People Poorer (and Rich People Richer) 1

Seven Financial Traps That Make Poor People Poorer (and Rich People Richer)

“America is a place where the luxuries are cheap and the necessities are expensive” — Joseph Cohen, 2014 Why do the poor get poorer while the rich get richer? For some of us, no...