Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

A year ago my nearly 10 year old Acer, purchased at Costco post college, saved its operating system to a disk I had forgotten in the CD drive for years, rendering it dead and all files gone with it. Six months ago, the transmission of my 2009 Nissan Versa, purchased 59 months prior, gave up … Continue reading Money: the Root of all Evil and the Ticket to Happiness

Christmas Shopping on the Tightest of Budgets

I got my haircut today, which means my budget is shot for the month. I'll maintain my lifestyle of coffee made by over educated Etsy vendors with the plethora of rewards cards I've accumulated. If it wasn't weeks before Christmas surviving on a $14 a day budget for a month would be a challenge but … Continue reading Christmas Shopping on the Tightest of Budgets