If you’re going to patronize a strip club, choose a Costco-type establishment, not a Walmart-type one.
A few days after I sent the application he “approved” me and asked me to wire $2700 — security deposit and first month’s rent — to his California bank account before I could receive the keys in the mail. He also drew up and signed a simple lease agreement for me to sign and return, but it lacked important details: i.e., it had the street address of the condo, but not the specific unit
During a financially precarious time in my life, I not only ate the same kind of sandwich at my temp job every day, I kept a loaf of sliced bread and a package of cheese in the office kitchen so that I would never have a reason—or excuse—to visit the office cafeteria.
Life happens in your 30s: you may make more as you partner up and/or advance in your career; but you might also get laid off, have children, go to grad school, move, buy a house, have to deal with the death of your parents, or face any of a number of other challenges that make you put saving on hold.
Save $200 over the year! Awesome! Except the Nest programmable thermostat costs $250.
We have a very generous 403(b) plan, but about half our staff chooses not to take advantage of it.
Hugs can protect stressed people from getting sick.
Day 1, I had to convince my principal to act like an adult and show me around.