My first international business trip has taught me some valuable life lessons. For example, don’t drink the water. Maybe I’m naive, but I only thought this was true for Mexico and Kazakhstan, didn’t know it was a virtually universal rule. Jet lag exists. I always thought it was some excuse people made for being cranky […]

For those of us that get paid every two weeks, we face an epic battle, that others do not. For us, managing a budget is no easy task. Ten months of the year, things are just fine, but when March and October come around, my whole world turns upside down…I get an extra paycheck. Although […]

I’m going to be perfectly honest. I don’t think my boss liked me very much when I first started working. Unfortunately, I can’t really blame him. I was pretty arrogant. I had done well in college, and felt it was now time to kick a$$ at work. I don’t think I was a total douche […]

The Best Vacations Are Free

September 21, 2009 · 5 comments

As you all know, I am currently on a business trip in the Marshal Islands (MI). I’ve been here for three days now, and I have to say, I’m in love. I thought Hawaii was incredible when I was there last week, but it’s got nothing on the MI. I’m looking forward to the next […]

I am sitting on the balcony of my hotel in Waikiki and I can’t believe I’m getting paid to be here. I was fortunate enough to get to stay a day in Hawaii in between connecting flights on my way to the Marshall Islands. As I got to my hotel room, I wasn’t quite expecting […]

I’m on a boat.

September 17, 2009 · 12 comments

I totally lied. I’m not on a boat at all, but saying “I’m on a plane” just doesn’t have the same effect. That’s right beautiful people, this Debt Ninja is on his way to Hawaii. I will be staying the night in beautiful Waikiki and then waking up early Friday morning to continue on to […]

Good news or bad news?

September 14, 2009 · 7 comments

I got some good news and some bad news? Which one do you want first? Seeing that I’m a pretty happy ninja, let’s start this beautiful Monday morning with the good news. I am 99% sure I am going to have internet access while I am abroad. That’s right mother lovers I thought I was […]