June Expenses: I’ve spent a lot of money on my teeth

Another month has passed, and I have just a little more money and a couple fewer teeth. Before we get into that, here’s my balance sheet for the month: Income This included my stipend and a little bit of side income. Despite its inconsistency and relatively low amount, I’m really starting to appreciate side income. … Continue reading "June Expenses: I’ve spent a lot of money on my teeth"

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Traveling in style on a budget: a weekend trip to LA

Traveling can, for obvious reasons, be a huge pain. Between the occasional trip to run a race, visits to family/friends, and going to weddings I feel like I’m traveling all the time. And that’s often reflected in a painful way in my monthly travel expenses. But, pretty much all of this traveling is worth it. And … Continue reading "Traveling in style on a budget: a weekend trip to LA"

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May Expenses: Is this what lifestyle inflation looks like?

Money-wise, this was a rough month. I’m a little bit embarrassed of the reckless spending shown below, but I think this provides a good platform to analyse what went wrong. Hopefully this will be helpful example of how to be critical of your own expenses. May Expenses Income This typically includes my stipend, which is … Continue reading "May Expenses: Is this what lifestyle inflation looks like?"

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April Expenses and Bloomberg Personal Finance

Another month in the books. I’m going to make the financial update brief, because it was a typical month with nothing super exciting money-wise. Then I’ll talk about something more interesting. As for the future of these financial updates, I think I’ll go through a full 12 months, which should happen at the conclusion of … Continue reading "April Expenses and Bloomberg Personal Finance"

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