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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Should you stock up on forever stamps??

Today we tackle (aka greatly over-analyze) the age-old question of whether or not you should buy forever stamps. According to Wikipedia, postal rates are set by the Postal Regulatory Committee (formerly the US Post Office Department from 1792-1970). Here’s how the process generally works: stamps are sold for a certain price. This price periodically gets … Continue reading "Should you stock up on forever stamps??"

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On Hair Removal and the Greatest Investment Ever

Today I will share with you, completely free of charge, the highest returning investment I’ve ever made. This investment is so good, it blows the stock market out of the water. Rivaled only by the meteoric (and short-lived) cryptocurrency bubble of 2018, this investment continues to produce its spectacular return. In fact, this return in guaranteed, … Continue reading "On Hair Removal and the Greatest Investment Ever"

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