Tag Archive: money

Nov 26 2013

4 Lessons I learned growing up poor

By no means am I a “money expert” nor do I claim to know the best way to be financially successful. I’ve always tried to be a good saver, and a lot of my learnings probably came from being a former poor kid. But stretching a dollar wasn’t all I learned growing up poor. Here …

Continue reading »

May 15 2013

You know it’s time for a career change when…

A few of my friends are embarking on a career change, most of whom are only in their late 20s – early 30s. What inspires a person to make the bold decision to leave something familiar in pursuit of something new? Probably a number of things. But here are signs that should tell you, “Hey, …

Continue reading »

Mar 31 2013

Hard work doesn’t always go unnoticed

In the past, I’ve written and joked about being a die-hard workaholic and no one noticing it – like pissing in the wind. But I’ve learned recently that hard work and dedication don’t always go unnoticed. People may not tell you every day, “I appreciate your hard work.” But if you’re a truly dedicated employee, …

Continue reading »

Feb 24 2013

The benefits of living together before marriage

Common-law marriages are quickly becoming the common alternative to marriage in this day and age. Since common-law couples are entitled to the same rights as married couples, why not opt for the less traditional approach to married life? Okay fine. For those of you who prefer being legally married, can we at least agree that …

Continue reading »

Jan 09 2013

Why do couples fight? Not enough sex and not enough money

Google’s autocomplete feature on their search bar makes me laugh sometimes. I’m a sucker for “how-to” articles and blog posts, such as “how to make Parmesan chicken” or “how to style my hair for a wedding” or “how to grow marijuana.” (Kidding, I know how to make Parmesan chicken.) Today, out of curiosity I wanted to know …

Continue reading »