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Certified Bada$$

June 7, 2010 · 11 comments

Have you ever heard of StrengthsQuest? It’s one of the most popular personality profiles this side of the Milky Way. My college required all incoming freshmen to take the personality test. Upon completion, you get a printout of your five most dominate strengths. The database consists of 34 unique strengths. They are…. * Achiever * […]

I isn’t perfect

June 4, 2010 · 30 comments

I’m praying to 8lb 6oz baby jesus that I am not your primary source of financial wisdom. I should be ranking somewhere between MSN Money and People Of Walmart. Over the last year, a few of you have began to confuse me with serious PF blogs. I regret to inform you, I ain’t one of […]

Humility. It’s definitely a quality I lack. In fact, I’m quasi-arrogant. No, I don’t go around telling people how great I think I am. But honestly, sometimes I think that to myself. This rings especially true in my financial life. I’m always comparing myself to my peers. I don’t like being average. Wait, let me […]

You know the old saying, “You don’t know where you’re going, unless you know where you’ve been.”? I’ve concluded whoever came up with that phrase must have been drunk, or high, or drunk and high. If you look at my career progression, I don’t think anyone would have guessed I’d be where I am today. […]

I’m a man, so I often spend my time doing manly things like cutting wood, building super-robots, and punching walruses in the face. But every once in a while, Girl Ninja uses her feminine magic to get me to do some rather unmanly things. Specifically, watch Oprah. Yeah I know, embarrassing. As miserable as suffering […]

Funny Money Habits

April 9, 2010 · 46 comments

So I’m kind of weird. Scratch that. I’m really weird. Actually, I’m willing to bet you are just as weird as I am. Why am I weird you ask? Well, I’ve realized I have some awkward money habits that I thought you all might enjoy hearing about… Tipping on a credit card. Whenever Girl Ninja […]

No this isn’t some pathetic April Fools joke. One year ago today, I passed through the blogging birth canal and came in to existence. That’s right, it’s my blogging birthday! Does making it to the one year mark make me a legitimate blogger? Probably not, but who said I wanted to be established anyways? It’s […]