Why I’m Not Freaking Out About Being Unemployed


Money

I haven’t worked in over a month. I left my high-paying and high-stress job and am now enjoying some well-deserved down time. My initial plan was to take 3-6 months off from work before beginning to search for a new job. Growing up, I dealt with a lot of financial insecurity in my family. My […]

September 2, 2018

Lessons from a Classic: Rich Dad, Poor Dad


Life, Money

With my newfound time off of work, I’ve been immersing myself in learning–first by re-reading some classic personal finance books. I don’t know when I first picked up a copy of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, but all I remember is that I loved it. So I figured I should re-read it and see if I […]

August 13, 2018

Mini Retirement Finances


Life, Money

Last month, I announced that I was leaving my high-paying corporate job and taking some time off from the working world. I also shared a bit about how my paycheck was allocated while I was still employed. This time off of work is like a mini retirement and I’ve spent some time reviewing my finances […]

July 16, 2018

Life Changes


Life

When I first started this blog, I wanted to post at least once a week.  I had hundreds of ideas for blog posts, but in the last 2 and a half months, I could not muster up the motivation to write. There was a lot going on in my life (namely work) that was eating […]

June 24, 2018

My Money Philosophy: From Frugality to Lavishness


Money

Frugality is ingrained in my DNA. My parents were immigrants who came to this country with absolutely nothing, so extreme frugality was a necessity. Money needed to stretch as far as possible because there just wasn’t much of it. Earning money was hard work. Growing up around so much financial insecurity sparked my early interest […]

February 28, 2018