Category: Lifestyle


My Friend Just Had A Baby; Now What?

My very best friend from childhood, whom I have known since I was 3, just had his second child. He also happens to live in one of the most expensive cities in the country – San Francisco. He lives there with his wife, a 2 year old, and the newborn. They currently rent an apartment […]


Capital One Sent Me $30,000 – What Should I Do With It?

OK, so the title is a little misleading, but not entirely wrong. They did send me $30,000 – in the form of a letter offering a loan separate from my credit card limit. I didn’t ask them for it and they didn’t seem to care; they sent it anyway. But it got me thinking about […]


Which Jones Family Are You Trying To Keep Up With?

Everyone has heard the expression “Keeping up with the Joneses”. In fact, I have used it on this site quite a few times. But I started giving it some thought and I started to realize that most of us, on purpose or on accident, try to keep up with the Joneses we see on television […]


Having Trouble Paying The Rent? Pay It In Installments.

And no, I don’t mean write a check every couple of days to your landlord! Using the same strategy I think people should use to pay off credit card debt, you can make it easier on yourself to come up with your rent check when it is due on the 1st of the month. Let’s […]


My Rent Goes Up 2.3% Tomorrow Thanks To Rent Control.

OK I am going to let you in on something I don’t normally share with anyone…how much I pay for rent. The reason I don’t share it is because no one can believe that rent can really cost that much (outside of CA or NYC, at least). And believe me, I don’t like paying it […]

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