It's been a while since I tossed a rant your way. The weather is warm and the drinks are cold. Life has been good. Rants are largely a product of foul moods, so I just haven't been feeling it. However, the other day, I noticed a ridiculous story on a financial "news" website. It went something like this: Why the Markets May Double before 2020! That got me thinking about … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: I’m A Quadrillionaire! (And Other Crap)
If you're reading this blog, you're probably a saver. And I'd bet you'd cringe a little if someone called you a spender. Frugality is nerdy. And by nerdy, I mean cool. So, I laughed a little when someone forwarded me an article written by Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad) where he called me a loser: And then it got worse. Robert called us out by … [Read more...] about About the Time One of My Heroes Called Me a Loser
I've largely given up on my ranting. It's a side-effect of trying to live a more positive life. However, sometimes I just can't help myself... Exposed! We were mostly anonymous until we received some press last year. After that, our cover was mostly blown. To my surprise, none of our friends or family cared much. Some of them made comments like: Oh wow, I see you're on … [Read more...] about Rant: ???
I've been trying to cut down on the ranting, but sometimes, I can't help myself. Today, I present you with the worst gift ideas that I could dredge up from the bowels of the internet. This post contains NO affiliate links! Awful Sweatersaurus I have some questions for you: Have you ever dreamed of winning the local Ugly Sweater contest? Are you OK paying $695 … [Read more...] about Rant: Horrible Gifts
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!