People of colour use consumer goods to help buy status and acceptance
As a follow-up to my post about why people without resources buy luxury goods, I think I should clarify another point: People of colour buy their acceptability with consumer goods,
Why do people without means, buy high-end or luxury goods?
The general consensus, seems to be: “It’s so easy to not be poor, stop spending money on stuff“ This one, I already talked about here about being broke, being poo
Checklist of Freelancer Needs: What to look for in general and why
I have been doing this over a decade and I thought it might be helpful to list out some common, general things you should/will/might see and ask for on contracts. This obviously do
Want to feel strong and feminist? Become financially empowered
By this, I don’t mean to become financially empowered by learning how to day trade, what a butterfly option is, or any of that other high finance stuff. I am talking about ba
Exposé: “I worked for a few months as a sex worker, and this is what I’ve learned.” – Part Two: The Aftermath
*WARNING* This post contains very graphic, sexual language and descriptions that may trigger any of you who have not healed from any kind of sexual or mental trauma related to it.
You’re designing the life you have and want
Bottom line – you’re in charge of your life, are you not? There may be things out of your control, but the things within your control are not being handled properly if
Why do men focus on money but women on beauty?
One argument I’ve heard over and over again is that men focus on money, success and wealth because .. they want women. And women focus on beauty, style and wellness… to
What do you consider to be a lot of money these days?
Money is relative to what we could / want to purchase these days Of course it depends on the item – you wouldn’t pay $100 for a candy bar (or would you!?), but you̵
Do you think you’re privileged? I feel like a rich brat sometimes.
If you live in a First World Country, as a citizen and have a roof over your head with food, you’re privileged. My mother was the poorest of the poor I have never grown up in
5 Items / Services I have stopped buying and what I’ve replaced them with
What is this? I started a sort of mini series, listing out what I am no longer buying and what I have replaced it with. A good chunk of motivation is to be more eco-friendly, but a