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Is this real life?

March 14, 2012 · 20 comments

You know the popular YouTube video “David after Dentist“? The one with the kid that is so drugged up from the dentist that he has no idea what is going on and in a fit of confusion asks “Is this real life?” Well that’s exactly how I feel right now. MANteresting has turned in to […]

There are (at least) three things I know I want in my life, but am in no way, shape, or form currently ready for. They probably wont be a shock to you. It’s still funny, though, to think about things you want so bad, but know you aren’t ready for. Guess it’s kinda like wanting […]

Well that was exciting.

February 17, 2012 · 29 comments

Warning this is the longest post I’ve ever written. Hopefully it doesn’t bore you to death. If it does, I’m not apologizing because apologizing to a dead person would be weird. Holy crap yesterday was exciting. I published the blog post at 6:45am yesterday (midnight my time) and for the next six hours I watched […]

I think many of you might be disappointed with today’s announcement. Y’all seemed to set some pretty high expectations ranging from; we’re having a kid or buying a house, to I’m getting a Reality TV series. Sadly, no one has come knocking on my door with a camera, and Girl Ninja is definitely not knocked […]

America is doomed.

January 9, 2012 · 19 comments

I went out to dinner last night with one of my coworkers (who I met two days ago for the first time) and we were talking about work, family, and other things that people who don’t really know each other that well talk about. As we were walking back to the hotel we are staying […]

Guest post by Don’t you just hate it when Christmas draws closer each year and all the personal finance blogs start with their laboured and tenuous Christmas-related posts? You do? Oh. Well, this definitely isn’t one of those, so please read on Christmas typically means spending more time looking at your finances than we’d […]

Dying sucks.

December 19, 2011 · 33 comments

Life insurance is arguably the most boring personal finance topic known to man. In fact, it’s so boring I’ve only talked about it once before. It’s time to try to make life insurance less miserable, and more tolerable. Are ya with me? (If you aren’t with me, this should be right up your alley). Since […]