Stalking the stock market.

March 27, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. I take a slightly more aggressive approach to saving for retirement than most. For now, 100% of my retirement contributions are invested in various mutual funds. These mutual funds give me partial ownership of thousands of different domestic and foreign companies. At this stage in my life, […]

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It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine.

March 26, 2013

I can’t go a day without reading a blog post or news article that predicts the end of the United States as we know it. Some people even stocking up on ammunition, bottled water, and canned food, convinced the zombie apocalypse economic Armageddon is coming. I get it. It’s not uncommon for me to hear […]

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A few pieces of pizza go a long way.

March 24, 2013

Girl Ninja and I do our grocery shopping on Sundays after church. Why we pick this day and time is beyond me. I often forget we are in a Trader Joe’s, because on Sundays it might as well be a zoo. The place is packed. Since we were feeling pretty lazy after running our errands, […]

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Am I kind of terrible?

March 21, 2013

Girl Ninja was recently eligible for an upgrade from her iPhone 4. We made a deal that if we could sell her phone on Craigslist she could upgrade to the iPhone 5. I posted it last week and got zero bites. I was a little discouraged since I had a friend tell me he posted […]

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Eating my words

March 19, 2013

Remember the controversial post I wrote a month or two ago titled “Screw my Roth IRA” where I blew the whistle on why Roths suck? Many of you wanted to burn me at the stake; accusing me of financial blasphemy. The comments section of that post got a little heated, but with the help of […]

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The Real World

March 17, 2013

I never want to be called an optimist. Optimistic people have a tendency to be frustratingly stupid, thinking the best is coming, when all signs say otherwise. I get the idea of hoping for the best, but I’ll never understand planning on the best. I like to consider myself a realist. I make an intentional […]

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I haven’t done my taxes yet.

March 14, 2013

[Insert really boring blog post about taxes here.] Have you filed yours yet?    

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