Enjoying My Life
July 30, 2013
Apparently I’m a runner.
I’m not sure how it happened. I hate running. Yet every other morning I lace on my shoes, plug in my earbuds and head over to the small gym in my apartment complex to run for 30 minutes. I even ran on my recent...
July 26, 2013
July 25, 2013
Conventional wisdom says money won’t buy happiness. My response is, “If you agree, you’re probably not spending it right.” A lot of interesting behavioral economics research...
July 24, 2013
One thing I wasn't looking forward to about traveling in Asia was haggling. I'm not used to negotiating, and even if it was expected of me...
July 23, 2013
Although we’re thoroughly enjoying summer around here, I’ve had my eye on back to school (or in our case, starting school, since our little guy will be heading to kindergarten next month) for quite some time. I think we’re officially finished...
July 22, 2013
Making the decision to go on a budget and limit your spending can be a daunting one. Many people would rather continue their bad habits and spend themselves to...
July 19, 2013
July 18, 2013
As someone who runs an advertising business, I know a little better than most how advertisers work to part you from your hard-earned dollar. Nowhere is this more evident than at your local grocery store.
As a parent, I hate that they target...
July 17, 2013
I used to have a good night out for just $20. In college, my roommates and I threw some parties and made money. Now, in a big city with lots of high-end bars, I’d be lucky to go out with some friends for less than $60.
July 16, 2013
Back in March, we decided to use one of our vacation weeks for a staycation in July. There are benefits to staying...