College

I was creeping on my Facebook page yesterday when someone posted this business insider article about Puff Daddy’s son playing football at UCLA. Here’s the opening paragraph to the article… Less than a year after P. Diddy’s son, Justin Combs, committed to play football at UCLA, some consumers are raising questions over whether the well-heeled freshman should turn […]

I got bumped

May 6, 2012 · 21 comments

So I was in San Diego this weekend for Girl Ninja’s little sister’s college graduation ceremony. Yesterday, on our flight back to Seattle, the Alaska Airlines representative mentioned during check-in they oversold our flight by one seat. I LOVE OVERSOLD FLIGHTS! Without hesitation, I asked if I could be put on the “bump” list in […]

I was really hoping to avoid talking about Occupy Wall Street again. I gave insights in to my stance on the movement last week and didn’t feel as though more needed to be said. That was until yesterday when I read this story on the Huffington Post… While the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to […]

Half way through my Sophomore year of college I saw a job announcement to be a RA (residence assistant) in one of my college’s dorms. My roommate that year was already an RA so I knew quite a bit about the position and how it worked. Although the position was unpaid, RA’s receive free room […]

Today is the first day of the new school year at my Alma Mater. I figured it was only appropriate to kick the school year off with some “Do’s and Dont’s” for all college students to consider. Hope you enjoy Do look in to going to a public school. I made the decision to go […]

Liquidity is King

August 25, 2011 · 47 comments

Dave Ramsey often repeats the popular phrase “Cash is king.” While I wont necessarily disagree with Dave, I’d be much more on-board if he said “Liquidity is King.” Two similar statements, but they mean a world of difference. Let’s look at an example… Say Girl Ninja and I have been diligent little savers and we […]

Take a leak on debt.

August 11, 2011 · 18 comments

If my blogs url doesn’t give it away, let me spell it out for you… I – H-A-T-E- D-E-B-T. It hasn’t always been this way. Four years ago, I was impartial. I knew debt was bad news, but didn’t really know why. It wasn’t until I used this nifty little student loan calculator, that I […]