fiscal nerdery! 2

So, Matt was at the house this afternoon with the plumber and his drain-snake. (That sounds far dirtier than it actually was.) Two hours and $200 later, our kitchen sink is back to its normal state, and I’m told the dishwasher is even running. We suspect it’s something to do with the very low water pressure in there, which means ...

i’ve gotten love, i’ve gotten drunk, i’ve gotten beat up in that parking lot

Dudes, this RNC shit is bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. (That song will now be in your head for a week. You’re welcome!) I dislike politics in an extreme way. I hate the marketing and the dumbing-down and the obscene amount of money that’s spent on convincing people to do things they don’t understand or care about anyway. I hate the rhetoric and ...

travel AND hockey tickets.

I just heard about MyFi today on one of my many finance-nerd blogs, and I immediately fell in love with their mission. It’s the best list of financial goals I’ve seen all in one place, and it bears evaluating by everyone. By which I mean me. 1. I understand what I have and why I have it. Absolutely. I’m all ...

from the frostbit center of america’s map

Warning! This entire post is about personal finance because it’s something I nerd out to all the time. Part of it is reposted because I’m lazy this fine morning. I have too many savings accounts already, but I opened another one anyway because it was too good a deal to pass up. It’s through ING, their ‘orange’ savings account, which ...