Black Friday has come and gone. Cyber Monday is a thing of the past. Let's face it; You're screwed. Your lazy butt missed out on all the "best sales of the year." Crap. But did you really miss out? The Hysteria Of Black Friday Sales Let's examine everyone's favorite shopping hell, Black Friday. I've referred to it in the past as the saddest day of the year, and I still hold that view. … [Read more...] about Oh Crap! You Missed All The Sales!
One of the best thing about this blog is the chance to help ACTUAL READERS with ACTUAL PROBLEMS instead of just hypothesizing about financial matters. Today's reader sent me a question, and after reading it a few times, I was in complete awe of how awesome she is! I wanted to share her situation with you, not only to show that millennial are lazy, entitled jerks, but also to inspire those who may … [Read more...] about Reader Question: I Rock At Saving Money, But What Now?
I would say a majority of the pushback I get about budgeting is that it is a very limiting practice. I have also read elsewhere from those who do not enjoy budgets whatsoever (HOW?!) that budgeting brings in an element of guilt, causing failures to stick to the budget to bring shame and condemnation to the person who can't make it work. But I am here to tell you that doesn't need to … [Read more...] about Go Spend Your Money PLEASE!
As I was writing my post about income for the Ultimate Budget Series, I started to think about why people need more and more income to "just get by". There seems to be a common agreement among those who are struggling with money that their problems would be solved with just a little (or a lot) more money. It's the same old refrain of "If I just had a better job", or "If I won the … [Read more...] about Cut The Crap