On Notes On Utterly Unsuitable Yet Nonetheless Appealing Financial Role Models

People who have lifestyles that allow them to dress like it's summer year-round. People who can travel in ways that doesn't require their luggage to have closures on it.

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 6:01 pm 0

On Our Complicated Feelings About Etsy

@Tupperwear FOR REAL

Posted on April 8, 2015 at 7:58 pm 0

On The Billions We Spend on Our Annual Check-Ups

Reading this is so surreal to me, after the years and years I spent without health insurance. I can't imagine a time when I would not have wanted to get a checkup if I had the ability to do so.

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 5:36 pm 0

On Childhood Career Aspirations, and Why They Didn't Work Out

You certainly don't have to know how to sew to be a fashion designer.

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 2:12 pm 0

On When Teens Commute to Part-time Jobs

@PeggyDear Speaking for myself, I loved working when I was in high school. It gave me a sense of control over my life and high school socializing held limited appeal. I'm really glad I worked and skipped all the drama because I had a great time socializing in college, which I wouldn't have been able to do if I hadn't worked in high school. I think you should let your kids have a say based on what their priorities are.

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0

On Traveling Lighter: Results

I discovered TravelFashionGirl's packing lists and they changed my entire traveling life: http://travelfashiongirl.com/functional-and-fashion-packing-list/ She is oriented towards women but I think men can easily adapt her methods. I went to Scotland for 2 weeks last spring using 1 carry-on and actually found I overpacked using the 10-item list - I could have easily gotten away with the 6-item list. Budget tip for using packing cubes - I sometimes just use mesh laundry bags (the kind you wash sweaters in) instead of packing cubes and they work about as well without the price tag.

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:09 pm 1

On Gold Diggers And Deadbeat Dads

@garli I think it's also a weirdly specific thing to lie about, and maintain that lie over a period of time. THAT is the red flag to me.

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 1:09 pm 1

On Our Google Searches Reveal Our Financial Dreams

@lisaf I look with an intention to buy, than don't as well. Then I get on a plane and think "noise-cancelling headphones would have been nice right about now".

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 6:44 pm 0

On Our Google Searches Reveal Our Financial Dreams

@MemphisBlues I love a good waffle maker.

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 6:43 pm 1

On Fran Lebowitz Tells You How To Do Money

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 6:42 pm 0