On January 6th, I turn 35-years-old. The strange thing is, I don’t feel 35-years-old at all. Maybe I’m just crazy immature, but sometimes I feel like the real adults are going to show up someday and take away my car keys and bank card. I look around and think, “am I really in charge?” all the time. Reeeeeeaaaaaally?
A lot of people don’t know this, but I spent over six years working in a mortuary with my husband. It’s true. It was just a strange twist of fate, really. I was considering a new job at the same time they were looking for someone to work in the office. Looking back, I’m so […]
If you live anywhere near the Midwest, you’ll be able to relate to this post. It’s been colder than a witch’s tit around these parts, so cold that I don’t think I’ve been warm for two weeks. The pipes have frozen at our new home and at our temporary home so far. The roads are nasty […]
Yup, it happens. As much as it sucks, married people occasionally decide that they hate each other. Some people grow apart and others just want to move on to greener pastures. Regardless, going through a divorce can be a stressful experience. And if you’re not careful, your divorce could leave some serious financial consequences in […]
Joe Saul-Sehy was a financial advisor for 16 years. His new website, Stacking Benjamins, launches today. What’s it like to be financial planner for people from diverse walks of life? Our guest blogger shares some “unique” stories… What did I hate about being a financial advisor? That’s easy: Neurotic clients who knew nothing about […]
I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the stock market is up. I mean way up. Up to the clouds up. When I looked at the status of my 401(k) last week, I swear I almost pooped…with joy! I believe my exact words were, “Shazam!” If you are like me, you are probably feeling like […]
I don’t try to hide the fact that we used to be pretty sucky with our finances. Although we never let things get too out of hand, I finally accept the fact that we used to waste most of our income. We bought stuff. We went on trips. If we didn’t have the cash, we would […]
Obviously, everyone knows that we went on vacation earlier this month. We’ve talked about it nonstop and even wrote a review of the hotel we stayed in. In case you forgot, we did our first “all-inclusive vacation” at the Majestic Colonial Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Blah, blah, blah. We know you’re all sick of hearing about […]