Today is the 19th edition of our periodic guest post series called 10 Questions and a Pizza Place. (The 1500′s are pizza fanatics.) We have a list of 17 questions we pose to fellow financial bloggers, and they are free to pick and choose 10 or answer all 17. Let us know if you would like to be featured in a future edition of 10 Questions. Today's 10 Questions features Charles … [Read more...] about 10 Questions with Getting a Rich Life
RAGBRAI: Day 1
Here's the deal. This week, we're on vacation, so no personal finance posts.Vacation = RAGBRAI. What is RAGBRAI you say? Let's back up a second.Mrs. 1500 and I have always loved bicycles. Way back when Mrs. 1500 and I were dating, she mentioned that there was this ride across Iowa called the the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa that was supposed to be a lot of … [Read more...] about RAGBRAI: Day 1
Thursday Rant: An Update on my Wasteful Neighbors
You're such an inspiration for the ways that I'll never ever choose to be. -random song lyric Hi there, Mrs. 1500 here.Regular readers know that we used to live in a neighborhood that was rife with wastefulness. Perhaps because I grew up without a ton of money, perhaps because my parents were both children of the Great Depression and acted like something had to be worn out … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: An Update on my Wasteful Neighbors
Thursday Rant: Why can’t I get through?
Never, never, never give up. -Winston ChurchillI don't want to change the world, and I don't want the world to change me. -Ozzy OsbourneOne of my friends is months away from graduating with an advanced degree. She'll be starting out making somewhere around $70,000 per year and has almost no debt. What a great situation! Recently, she asked me for financial advice. I … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Why can’t I get through?