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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March Expenses, and why getting a big refund is bad

We’ve been slacking around here lately, but fear not: big things are coming. Look out for future posts on whether or not you should buy forever stamps, how to remove unwanted hair from your body, and (hopefully!) a couple very exciting guest posts! Anyway, here’s all the money I made and spent in March: Income … Continue reading "March Expenses, and why getting a big refund is bad"

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Guest Post! Joe, Joey, and Joanna: How to Make the Most of Your Makeup

Today we have a very unique guest post from a running friend of mine, Joanna. I met Joanna at a local running club that she’s the boss of, and we’ve gotten to know each other over the past several months. When I told her about this little blogging thing I do, she offered to guest … Continue reading "Guest Post! Joe, Joey, and Joanna: How to Make the Most of Your Makeup"

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January Expenses and February Grocery Challenge!

Here’s how the last month shook out: Assessment Income: Great. Supplemented the stipend with some solid tutoring money and $60 for a research study that also involved a free bowl of oatmeal. Win-win! Rent, Internet, Running, Medical/Dental, Charity, Cell Phone, Electric: Pretty standard. Not much to report. We still don’t use the heat, but we’ve … Continue reading "January Expenses and February Grocery Challenge!"

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My Financial Transformation Started on a Napkin

When a good friend and a prolific writer (read: articles in the NYT and previous internships at major newspapers like it’s no big deal) offered to write a guest post for the blog, I was thrilled. Reading the post below did not disappoint. Robbie shares his philosophy on money and goal-making, distilling the details down … Continue reading "My Financial Transformation Started on a Napkin"

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December expenses: a hungry month

Another month, another super exciting expense report. Here’s how things shook out: Let’s start with the categories. Pretty much nothing exciting until the last five: Food-related expenses The grocery total was fine, nothing to write home about, BUT I am pretty well stocked going into January, so hopefully that’ll lead to a lower month. Although … Continue reading "December expenses: a hungry month"

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HUGE Sale at Costco: 7.5% off EVERYTHING for the rest of the year!

Costco I probably shouldn’t have a post related to Costco without first talking about, well, Costco! The benefits of shopping at Costco have been well documented by people very good at being frugal HERE and HERE, and you can find a nice guide/some Costco hacks HERE. I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a Costco … Continue reading "HUGE Sale at Costco: 7.5% off EVERYTHING for the rest of the year!"

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