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Posts from ‘February, 2012’

Going Back to Investing

When I first entered the 9-5 workforce right out of college, my sole goal in life was to put my nose to the grindstone, save up as much money as humanly possible, and hit retirement at breakneck speed. As my time in the office began to drag on, however, I quickly began to realize that […]

Using Groupon to Cut Social Outing Costs

In the world of Personal Finance, there are a few themes that the average person associates with keeping tracking of where your money goes and living below your means. One of those themes is sacrifice, the idea that you will want to buy X or do Y but you simply can’t because that would put […]

Contest Time Idea: Help Me!

Ever since I was a kid, I have always enjoyed a good contest. The concept behind throwing up a hail mary pass for a shot at something that would be out of reach under other normal circumstances has always held an appeal to me.  In some cases, like the lottery or ., you’re paying for […]

Questioning a Conventional Retirement

When I was first out of college, I thought I had it all figured out. I’d go get myself a decent job, live well below my means, and retire as early as humanly possible. This preliminary plan suited me just fine right up until I actually got a job. Once the initial shock of “People […]