Wait, they can afford $1,200 a month rent plus all bills and choose to live in this crazy police state of neatness? Guh? Why don't they just buy a house?
@madrassoup Yes! Why the hell is a train ticket from NYC to DC $140 one-way? The bus is $30. If they dropped it to $60 or even $80 I'd take it all the time.
The fourth-to-last paragraph, last sentence has some broken HTML tags that cut out a lot of words.
Most financial planners are old because their clients are old. Most people under 35 don't have any money to invest and/or are incredibly distrustful of our financial system. Younger financial planners aren't going to nab clients from established advisors -- they rely on new ones. But if the fields are fallow...
I am in frequent e-mail contact with corporate lawyers and I'm pretty certain they're all required to put "Please advise." in their signatures (which seems a tad ironic).
War is expensive?! Why didn't anyone tell us?
My understanding of this story is that there was an entrenched culture of illegal activity conducted with impunity and everyone was laughing at it. Is that right?
Oh, it's made of environmentally-friendly plastic! That's like clean coal or hybrid diesel buses.
Hey, congrats on the recent freedome. Just a note, OpenOffice & LibreOffice are do everything Office does and totally free. Unless you're an power user, there's really no point in paying for MS Office. And of course there's Google Apps.
My dad, who is excellent with money, always gave me this advice: pay yourself first. Put away 10% (or whatever you can afford) as soon as you get your money. Only then do you pay your bills and then have fun. I have successfully avoided this advice for several months now.