What Does Flying a Glider & Personal Finances Have In Common? Everything.

What Does Flying a Glider & Personal Finances Have In Common? Everything.

My husband has been interested in going for a ride in a glider for over 13 years. Seeing a potential opportunity during our honeymoon peaked his interest and, unfortunately [or fortunately], it’s been on his bucket list ever since. 

Well, he finally managed to scratch it off the list this past weekend when he, our goddaughter and I drove a 1/2-hour out of the city for a chance at the experience. And we were lucky too because, based on the current weather forecast, I think this was the last truly beautiful weekend for us this year. 

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The Devil Made Me Do It. Why We Always Have A Choice.

The Devil Made Me Do It. Why We Always Have A Choice.

As some of you may already be aware, there are two movies that really resonate with me from a philosophical perspective. One of these is The Matrix and the other? The Devil Wears Prada. The concept of choice is a fundamental theme that runs through these two movies and anyone watching them would be hard pressed to not consider what that might mean in their own lives. It certainly did for me and still does. 

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Diamonds - Nothing But a Brilliant Illusion

Diamonds - Nothing But a Brilliant Illusion

So today I’m a guest poster over at Frugal Fringe, the Colorado-based "all things frugal" blog written by my friend A. Noonan Moose. Click the link at the end of the excerpt to read all about how my husband and I have been misleading folks for years (they didn't ask and we didn't tell) and why it was the right decision, at least for us. 

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The "Burger Flippin'" Rule

The "Burger Flippin'" Rule

My first job after finishing my MBA was a brutal experience. I realized within the first week that it was the wrong place to be and that I had sought out and accepted the job for the wrong reasons. It was a year of pure personal hell. I would leave the office at lunch and go cry in my car. I would cry on my way to and from work. My husband would plead with me on a regular basis to just quit.

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