So today is Cyber Monday and I typically try not to get caught up in the hype. Actually, in the past few years I have been a bit of a grinch come Christmas time and have been quite stingy with gifts. The gluttony of Black Friday in particular has left a bad taste in my … Continue reading Financial Musings – Black Friday/Cyber Monday
A few years ago I was at a friend's house, working on finances of course, and I noticed her desk. It was a leaning bookcase desk that I had admired for years from Crate & Barrel. I thought about buying that desk many times but the $437 price tag kept me back.
In college I had an expensive habit of buying cheap clothes. Oh this shirt is $5? Buying it! This jacket is $20? Getting it! I ended up with a closet full of cheap ugly clothing, and spending a ton of money to boot!