Monthly Archives: April 2017

Adulting

The usage of the word “adulting” has increased tremendously on social media recently. It’s defined as “to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Budget

A friend recently¬†asked how I budget and track my spending. I don’t – no budgeting other than a weekly review of my credit card statement online to check for any unauthorized payments. This is a thought experiment as budgets are … Continue reading

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I’m Rich because I Buy Expensive Things!

No, not even close. This headline sounds ridiculous, right? Unfortunately I see this idea portrayed too often – in reality, the cost of someone’s possessions tells you almost nothing about their actual level of income or accumulated wealth (see my … Continue reading

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Experiences Comes First

When evaluating a commercial or other advertisement, the product such as the luxury convertible or newest phone is¬†almost always portrayed as enabling an experience: the luxury car is being driven on beautiful winding mountain roads, and the phone is sharing … Continue reading

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