I'm writing on InvestmentZen today. Click over to read about the different phases of personal finance. Or, read about my battles with trolls first. You know when a post is popular because the haters come out of the swamps. This happened with one that I wrote for Budgets are Sexy last week. Business Insider and MSN republished it and Harvey didn't like my words at … [Read more...] about Troll Control
My buddy Jim wrote a post last Tuesday about trolls. He was inspired by an article about us that went viral and showed up on Yahoo!. Like every other personal finance success story, the trolls came out in force. No bother, seasoned bloggers know not to look at the comments. While I don't entertain their vitriol, lately I've been thinking a lot about the trolls. I mostly feel … [Read more...] about 1500 Days: Bringing out the Worst in People since 2013!
If your blog is read by more than five people, eventually you'll receive hate mail and vulgar comments. I'm no exception. I have received emails from disturbed folks encouraging me to: Go *f&? myself. No thanks. Go*f&? <redacted>. No thanks to that either Mr. Disturbed Person. And even: Why don't you &^%$ a cow and then after that, *&^% a ^$#@ … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Hate Mail Edition! (How do you like my Apple?)