Having lots of money doesn’t really make you happy
People think with all this money I make in such a short amount of time, I should always be happy but money doesn’t change who you are or how you feel above a comfortable inco
The hard truth about working as a young woman in a male-dominated career
So I’m a young woman, in a STEM career (Science Tech Engineering Math)… and I always get these comments: “You’re just a baby!” – Co-Worker when
Why I am giving up (another) $250,000 to be with my family
So I did this once already for Baby Bun. …and here I am, doing it again.. but this time I feel like an ingrate. People would kill to make the money I do, and to be given the
Try being a little pessimistic for a change
Most people are pretty optimistic, happy folks. Or at least, they try to be. When you make a lot of money, the world is all sunshine and rainbows, things never look or feel
End of 2015: My current investments and allocation portfolio
So just to recap, my current net worth is: $547,022.49 Of that amount, I have approximately 58% of it invested and the rest in cash. ER….WHY SO MUCH IN CASH? Half of it is ac
Money can’t buy you happiness nor a successful, meaningful life.
This article from The Atlantic really hit home because it’s what I’ve always known — stop chasing happiness, find meaning in your life instead. You need to feel g
Style Discussion: The Birkin Bag – Hype or Hot?
The Hermes Birkin bag is a study in flawless marketing for me. First, it comes with a cute story: The first of these incredible handbags was manufactured in the early 80′s for mo
What accounts for the salary difference between being an employee or a CEO?
A lot of people would say it’s attributed to the fact that a CEO worked harder to get where he or she is. Others, would say perhaps, but it’s also because they had conn
I once dated a guy who was homeless at one point in his life
I once dated a guy who was homeless at one point in his life. He told me he ran away from a perfectly good home (he found his mother too strict), at the age of 16. He lived on the
When should you “retire” and start taking Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) Benefits?
As someone who is thinking about retirement at an early age, the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) has always been a bit of a mystery to me. (Not to be confused with the other two OAS (