You Can’t Just Stop Using Money

You don’t get to opt out of money by borrowing items that other people have purchased with money.

Making Plans for My Money (and My Body) After I Die

The following is to be read upon my death — and also, I hope, well before.

How Do You Balance Multiple Financial Goals?

Build up the checking account buffer. Furnish the apartment. Grow your career. Start investing. Think about where you want to be in five years.

When You Don’t Know What’s Coming, Plan Anyway

As the year rounds out, I’m realizing the lengths I go to just so I can avoid being caught out unawares. 

On Money and Emotional Well-Being

John Hodgman and Jesse Thorn discuss personal finance.

Will Dorm-Style Living Become the Next Hot Housing Trend?

Bunking with other adults might not be just for college students.

How Making a YouTube Channel Taught Me About Banking

When I was 11, I decided to make a YouTube channel. Consequently, and likely due to my youthful vitality, I became deeply intrigued by the system YouTubers used to earn profits through video advertisements and endorsements.

A Friday Chat About a LONG Week

Featuring Billfolder rmybrat!

Mortgage-Free by 45

Halfway through my resolution to start paying down my $67,000 mortgage on a $40,000 income.

I’m Beginning to Hate My Grocery Deals App

Why does it always have deals for EXACTLY what I’m planning to buy?