College

Back in the Occupy Wall Street hayday, Circa 2011, I wrote my 8th most popular post ever. It was simply titled “I’ll be so pissed if Student loans are forgiven“. Yesterday I read an article by the New Yorker titled “A Student-Debt Revolt Begins“. Here’s a snippet from the article, but make sure to click […]

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So I posted up my annual budget a few weeks backs. A surprisingly high number of you all seemed to ask the same question in the comments section of that post. “Uhhh, Ninja… where’s the college savings fund line item?” -You Guys Excuse e moi? I’m sorry. I punched Sallie Mae in the face a […]

College debt has been making headlines these last few weeks for a multitude of reasons, none of which I particularly cared about. So today I figured I’d check in and see just how much college debt the average Punch Debt In The Face reader graduated with. For extra credit share you debt amount, when you […]

You already know Girl Ninja and I spend a few days a week hanging out with high school kids through a non-profit organization Young Life. You also know that we’ve gotten to know these kids pretty well. Whenever our friends ask us when we are going to have kids I always tell them “We already […]

I called our agent the other morning to express interest in a house that  was newly listed (click here to see the listing). After a few back and forth emails, we decided we would look at it that evening (the same day it came on the market). A couple of hours later, my agent called to […]

Let’s face it, college ain’t cheap. I escaped with only $28,000 of debt. Many of my peers faced six figure balances upon graduation. Yikes. I loved my private education, and am extremely happy I was able to go to the college I wanted to, as opposed to the cheapest or closest one. Obviously I try my best to […]

Do-over?

January 21, 2013 · 44 comments

I entered college, fall 2003, a young and ambitious accounting major. I picked accounting because I knew accountants could make a lot of money. Oh, and I was pretty awesome with a TI-83. While I did well in my first macroeconomics course, I quickly realized that “business” related subjects were of no interest to me. My introduction […]