Do your damn job as a parent
I have a parent and many relatives as teachers and professors, and I know plenty of teachers, so when I read this on Garth’s post called Little Monsters about how one parent
The Cosby Show: All about College, Budgeting and Life
Bill Cosby, always the voice of steady reason and reality, something it seems, is sorely lacking in our society these days. I miss watching this show! Hat tip to Rockstar Finance f
You can get more money if you’re unemployed in France than if you work minimum wage
Heard on the French radio the other day (Les Grosses Têtes) that a guy did some research between a family that was unemployed (neither parent working) and a family with two parent
The time I was an TOTAL idiot: Money and its importance in Relationships
This might be too much of a diary-thing for those of you out there, but it’s something that I hope will benefit future women readers who are either single, or in a relationsh
My parents can’t afford to continue living their expensive lifestyle
Can you rely on your government to fund your retirement? Obvious answer? No. ..but maybe none of us are truly aware of what that means, because we don’t seem to be taking thi
Becoming a freelancer (Part 2): The reality of being an independent freelancer
I get a lot of these emails from people asking me how they can become a freelancer after graduating college, or how they can freelance in an industry or a job they’re current
YOLO, FOMO and all the reasons why you and I overspend
You may have heard these acronyms floating around recently: YOLO and FOMO. YOLO = You Only Live Once FOMO = Fear Of Missing Out YOLO is used by people who want to do what they beli
Investing Series: Is investing partly a crapshoot?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- It kind of is. If you tak
Should we all just live like we’re poor?
That’s the way I feel, every time I read or hear someone gasp: OH MY GOD that is SO expensive. I could spend that $700 on my rent instead of having bought an iPad! FOR SHAME.
The retirement savings rule: How much do you need to save?
One very simple way to figure out how much you need to save for retirement is to multiply how much you need in retirement, by how many years you expect to live. $40,000 IN RETIREME