Archive for November, 2006

I Don’t Know How I Missed This

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Ok people, this is how you join a catchphrase contest! Some of my favorites: *Miles and miles of sprawling contempt and insensitivity *Like the Sound of Music…only Julie Andrews gets shot *I’m the bitch who hands out fruit at Halloween *One part K-Y, two parts cayenne pepper But I think the phrase I’m going to […]

Five Steps I Took That Helped Me Become Financially Independent

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

*This article is part 3 of a series. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here.   Everyone seems to think there is a secret formula to becoming financially independent. There’s not and as much as I want to, I can’t give you step-by-step instructions on how to retire in 5 years. Even […]

Four Rookie Mistakes People Make That Keep Them Poor

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

*This article is Part 2 of a series. You can read Part one here. I wrote yesterday that I wasn’t going to discuss the technicalities on how to become financially independent. If you want serious advice in that regard, I’d suggest spending some time at iwillteachyoutoberich or at the library. Or the bar. You would […]

Is Your Job Ruining Your Life?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

How many people here have ever kept mum while your boss verbally degraded you because you really needed the job and the money? Even worse, when you went home that night and vented to your friends and families, how many of you were congratulated for doing the mature thing by keeping your job? Perhaps you have […]

Black Thanksgiving

Monday, November 27th, 2006

I don’t know how I survived it. There are few things in this world that I consider more torturous and dull than spending holidays with my in laws. This is not to say that I don’t like them, per se. I like a few of them just fine. I am only implying that when grouped […]