2014: The Year I Discovered What Matters Most

Since launching this blog, I’ve written a post that recaps everything I’ve done and accomplished, at the end of each year. In 2011, it was 100% finance-related. In 2012, I divided my achievements into categories, and announced it was the year I had changed my life. And I kept those same categories in

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TGIF: The Blog Posts I Loved in 2014

Happy Friday, friends! It’s the last TGIF of the year. Actually, this is also the last TGIF post I’m going to write. After thinking long and hard about the direction I want to take this blog, I’ve realized I’d rather write one amazing blog post on Monday and leave these little weekly

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TGIF: A Case for the Emergency $20

Remember how last week’s TGIF was an ode to the fact that travelling is oh, so not glamorous? Well, I might’ve willed a little more bad luck into my life, with that statement. Sometime between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, I lost both my debit card and credit card in

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The Toughest Bad Habit to Kick

As I mentioned last week, I’m now five months into this yearlong ban on both shopping and takeout coffee. Thank you for being forgiving of the one coffee ban slip that occurred in October. You were all right about the fact that it happened absentmindedly, and I’ve tried to remain

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TGIF: Travelling is Not Glamorous

Travelling is not glamorous. There are red eye flights where you’re stuck sitting next to babies who kick you every 20 minutes. Layovers. Short layovers where you’re running from one plane to the next. Long layovers where you eat or drink too much. So many layovers. There are cab drivers

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