Feeling Generous On Easter Sunday

For a few hours, I didn’t think about the fact that today was the third anniversary of the day I returned to Sacramento after my three months of homelessness in Los Angeles.

The Cost of Camping When You Haven’t Gone In 10 Years But Want To Be a Person Who Camps

My only regret? Due to a busy late summer and fall, we’ve only gone camping once. I’m thinking we might do the central coast next spring but those campsites fill up early. Time to start researching!

New Job Search Strategy: Create Fake Family, Get Higher Starting Salary (If You’re a Man)

How is a childless man supposed to compete against all those dads? Well, one man reportedly tried to create a fake family.

Fighting Back Against Craigslist Money Order Scammers

Who here has had a run-in with the Craigslist Money Order Scam? Today Rebecca Watson at Skepchick writes about how she fought back against this scam.

$900 Craigslist Ticket to Lena Dunham’s NYC Book Reading Still Available

Starting a Business from Scratch When You Know Nuthin About Nuthin

Saving Gangnam Style

The first time I saved over $10,000 in a year I was 26, and I moved to Seoul to teach English. I had previous experience teaching English, so I easily got a job at one of the more respected schools that mostly taught business people, with the occasional rich kid thrown in. My school was in an office building less than 100 yards from the Gangnam subway station, and I worked a split shift, which meant arriving at 6:30 am and leaving at 9 pm. In theory, you get the middle of the day off, but in practice, there were so many private lessons, most teachers worked throughout the day.

The Things We Did to Fund Our Honeymoon

After a lot of deliberation, we decided to break the cycle of “we’ll do it one day.” We could go on our honeymoon. We just had to be creative about it.

My Hopeless Love Affair With Craigslist

Tips For Hustling

The New Financial Advice is shaping up to be a real bummer: if we know anything, it is that we should expect to earn and achieve less, to be unemployed more, to carry debt always, and not to live where we want, but where we can. But beyond accommodating ourselves mentally to straitened circumstances, what shall we do? The answer, it seems, is that we shall hustle.