My Weekend Money Diary: Edition #2

What happens when someone who’s “good at money” tracks their spending the old school way? With a pen and paper and not using an automated system like Mint? Inspired by the Man Repeller and Refinery29 money diaries, I thought it’d be fun to see what happens when I track my spending for a weekend. Although […]

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Five Things I Bought That Were Total Fails

Five Shopping Fails

Everybody makes mistakes. Even people who blog about personal finance. While it’s easy to judge someone for ignoring their credit card limit or failing to contribute to their 401k, here’s a universal truth: bad purchases happen to us all. It’s probably safe to assume that anything bought from a SkyMall catalog is an impulsive, unnecessary […]

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My Weekend Money Diary: Edition #1

Comme Des Garcons Wallet

What happens when someone who’s “good at money” tracks their spending the old school way? With a pen and paper and not using an automated system like Mint? Inspired by the Man Repeller and Refinery29 money diaries, as a fun experiment I manually tracked everything I bought this past weekend. Although I’m conscious about my overall spending […]

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