Today is the 65th edition of our guest post series called 10 Questions. It also will be one of the last. Everything must come to an end and 10 Questions will say ‘”Good bye!” near the end of 2016. If you’ve already sent me your answers or told me that you’re going to be doing so, don’t worry; I’m still going to publish you.Today we hear from The Biglaw Investor. The focus … [Read more...] about 10 Questions with The Biglaw Investor
My Philosophy on Money
Someone asked me this recently: What is your philosophy on money? "Oh, that's easy!" I said. And then it wasn't so easy.I thought about the question for a while and couldn't come up with anything. No big deal; sometimes it takes me awhile to arrive at a good answer. I went for a walk which is usually helpful, but my brain wasn't cooperating. After a week, still … [Read more...] about My Philosophy on Money
Anti-Rant (again!): Money Buys Happiness
Hey look, two anti-rants in two days. I must be on happy pills or something! Nope, I'm just on FIER*. Everyone has heard self-righteous people say this: Money can't buy happiness. That is nonsense; money does buy happiness, just not in the way you think. Not at the mall First and foremost, buying a bunch of crap at the mall or a new car does not buy happiness. These … [Read more...] about Anti-Rant (again!): Money Buys Happiness
Ask the Readers: How did your upbringing affect your relationship with money?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 back again to ask the Monday morning question. Today, I play Freud and ask about your mother. And father. and how your upbringing affected your relationship with money. But first, let's go back to last week, when Mr. 1500 told you about a potential investment property, and asked for creative financing ideas and creative capital gains tax solutions.Mrs. … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: How did your upbringing affect your relationship with money?
Thursday Rant: Hypocrites!
I've always liked Suze Orman. I read her columns (Costco and the local paper) and have heard her on the radio many times. She gives advice on how people should manage their financial lives and its always pretty good. So imagine my surprise when I saw this ridiculous commercial:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGZfhnpmBdMMy jaw dropped to the floor. Not only is she selling … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Hypocrites!