Investing

  I was checking my twitter stream yesterday when I stumbled on an article by my girl Sandy titled “I Bought A Rental Home With My 401K“. If you’re too lazy to click-through and read the article the gist is Sandy took out a $40,000 401K loan to pay cash on a $38,000 investment property […]

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 […]

While I like to consider myself adventurous, I’m not really one to take huge risks. In fact, every time someone asks me if I have a desire to go bungee jumping or skydiving I tell them the same thing; “Heck no!”. The way I see it there are really only two outcomes to skydiving. You […]

Lifestyle inflation

December 16, 2011 · 31 comments

In a little over month I will receive a small raise at work to the tune of $2,447. While I’m stoked to be getting any raise at all, let’s be real, it’s not a life changing amount. In fact, it only works out to about a $75 net gain each paycheck. Big Macs on me […]

Is 30 > 15 or 15 > 30?

December 12, 2011 · 95 comments

Did you know thirty is greater than fifteen? Oh you did? Well, then why do so many people proclaim a 15 year mortgage is better than a 30 year one. I’ll tell you why, because they are wussy faces. Okay, maybe not wussy faces, but they are at minimum narrow-minded. Girl Ninja and I are […]

Keeping it simple today because we had a crazy night yesterday (we had 20 high school freshmen over for an epic game night). Let’s jump right in to it shall we? I’ve always believed investing should be kept simple. In fact, I probably keep things too simple. Since I am young, I have chosen to […]

Financial Priorities.

October 6, 2011 · 41 comments

First things first, apparently I’m a little late to the game, but I made a Facebook fan page last night for Punch Debt In The Face (See the new widget in the sidebar on the right?). I don’t really get why that’s better than my Facebook profile page, but for some reason people tell me […]