Money Management

Yo bank

April 4, 2012 · 15 comments

It’s time for a Thursday throwback. I’ve been enjoying the heck out of this little vacation and haven’t had much time in front of the computer. I’ll whip up a tasty little treat for ya tonight, so you get something fresh for Friday, but today I thought you might enjoy this post I did one […]

If you’re anything like me you often set goals for yourself. With respect to personal finance, these goals are often directly or indirectly related to how much one makes. If you have a goal to pay down debt, you have to base your pay down rate around how much discretionary income you have. If you […]

Why you so nerdy?

February 9, 2012 · 37 comments

If you read my blog I’m guessing one of four things is true about you. 1) You have at least a moderate level of interest in personal finance. 2) You could care less about personal finance, but you at least moderately enjoy my stick figure drawings. 3) You could care less about personal finance and […]

Alternative Currency.

February 7, 2012 · 37 comments

Let’s have a little fun today shall we? Have you ever thought about money? I’m not talking about things like saving, paying doubt debt, investing, etc. No, I’m talking about tangible money. I personally am fascinated by it. Think about it.  A $100 bill is worth ten times more than a $10 bill. Why? Simply […]

It’s complicated

November 30, 2011 · 38 comments

Let’s get right to the point today shall we? I go out of my way to ensure my personal finances are significantly more complicated than they should be. In fact, I’d even go as far as to say that I sleep better at night because of it. No, I haven’t lost all my marbles, I […]

Last month I asked for PDITF readers to submit stories about how they’re doing. I was amazed by the feedback I received, overwhelmed even. Far more people expressed interest in contributing to the series than I anticipated. I couldn’t keep up with all the emails and submissions I was getting, so I avoided them instead  […]

The thorn in my side.

October 10, 2011 · 51 comments

I like to consider myself a pretty good manager of money. Money comes in, and money goes out. It’s a simple process really. But no matter how hard I try, I just can’t seem to get a handle on the Ninja household average food budget. This one category is totally throwing my whole game off. […]