28 December 2011
I know that at some point you've had your favorite gadget or appliance brake and you are left with the conundrum - Do I repair it or do I replace it?
16 December 2011
One of my favorite professors once told my class that getting a good job would take at least two years and that we needed to start immediately. I took that advice to heart.
06 December 2011
Several of my friends have asked why we would choose to be unmedicated. I hope to answer that question with this post.
29 November 2011
My wife and I were fortunate to graduate with four year degrees without a penny in debt. Since I firmly believe that you can also graduate debt free, I want to share some suggestions based on what we did.
26 November 2011
This is me saying, "I want Thanksgiving back!" Do not open your doors before 5AM on Friday. Do not steal the attention from things that actually matter.
23 November 2011
Typically, I write about how to save money or avoid the temptation to indulge. I, at times, have chastened friends for their unnecessary expenditures. Today, I want to express quite the opposite.
20 November 2011
When I got the good news that I had an interview with Oxford's MBA program in New York City, I immediately went into how-do-I-spend-as-little-as-possible mode. Here's a break down of how I was able to only spend $77.31 flying across the country.
08 November 2011
With Thanksgiving coming up at the end of this month, I naturally begin to think more and more about gratitude and the role it plays in my family. We have striven to teach our kids to appreciate what they have and be generous with others.
31 October 2011
Halloween can definitely get expensive after buying decorations, costumes for the whole family, food for parties and treats for the trick-or-treaters. Personally, I'd like to celebrate holidays in a less expensive style.
18 October 2011
I thought I would never have to write another post on diversification. I was horribly wrong. If you still don't understand why individual stocks are stupid and almost juvenile, then read this.
27 September 2011
Timeboxing is a concept normally used in project management, especially software development. This post is about breaking down a large task into smaller tasks and giving each one a due date.
20 September 2011
Rather than creating one portfolio that is set to mature when you reach a certain age, let's say 65, create multiple portfolios with different target or maturation dates.