Let’s Talk Retirement

It seems like almost every week there is an article saying how American’s don’t have enough for retirement.  Here is a nice graph from the Economic Policy Institute.  It looks like people at the top may be alright with $163,000,...

Budget Airlines

Europe is full of budget airlines and yet I’ve managed to avoid them, until this week.  I bought a roundtrip on TAP, but I decided it would be easier to fly back earlier, so I bought a ticket on EasyJet. ...

Why I Don’t Budget

Right now I’m studying at MIT which is a really great experience.  When we arrived my program provided us with $750 in TechCash.  This currency can be used for food at MIT, at the student store, and a few other...

Saving on Shaving

I originally started this article a year ago, but yesterday my classmate who used to market Gillette razors mentioned that some of their marketing efforts were geared toward getting people to trade up to more expensive products.  Well, time to share my thoughts on...

Donations and Taxes

Tax day came late this year, April 18th.  Fortunately, I have submitted everything.  And there was a whole lot to submit this year with earnings from Lyft, internet reselling, and bank bonuses.  One new thing this year was that I was...