#1: I know you have enough of it to meet your needs, at least most of the time. Maybe you’re not rich, but you don’t spend a significant portion of every day trying to figure out how you can scrimp enough pennies—literally, pennies dug from the couch cushions and the seat of your car sometimes—together […]Read more "Things I Already Know About You When You Say, “I Don’t Care About Money”"
I’ll be honest, I’m a tightwad. Mostly this is a necessity due to my always being broke. It may also be partly genetic. When I was a kid, I remember my dad getting into a fight with the owner of the laundromat over a quarter. Yes, a quarter. The laundromat guy came out and told […]Read more "How Much of a Cheapskate Are You?"
As a follow-up to last week’s post about the ads I keep hearing for some real estate investing scam, I thought I’d bring you another can’t-miss-if-you-like-burning-money opportunity: The frozen yogurt robot franchise. If you still have any money after investing in “the PERFECT market for my real estate investing plan!” (and every market is the […]Read more "Sarcasm & Scams, Part 2: The Robot Serves Frozen Yogurt and Money, Come and Get It!"
As I’m driving around shopping for crap to resell, I like to listen to the radio. I keep hearing these ads for some sort of real estate scam, where people apparently pay a guy to, “teach YOU how to flip houses using other people’s money!” Yeah, because life works like that. And it ends with, “FAYETTEVILLE […]Read more "Who Actually Falls for Scams?"
Years of Being Told to Stand Have Permanently Damaged Junior’s Ability to Sit Comfortably Guest Post By Kennith Doglog of Such Politics While often in the shadows, Donald Trump Jr. (Junior) perfectly exemplifies what happens when Donald Trump takes an interest in you the same way he has done with American politics. Unfortunately for the United […]Read more "Exclusive: Donald Trump Jr. Does Not Know How to Sit"
Sometimes you have two choices: Laugh or retire to a room with padded walls. The next four years will be one of those situations, so I’ve compiled a playlist for dealing with the Chump presidency: The Gap Band, “You Dropped a Bomb on Me.” For the record, I have no idea why these guys are […]Read more "A Playlist for the Chump Presidency"
After a recent Google-fest, I learned that there is no record of Marie Antoinette actually saying the quote famously attributed to her. In response to reports the peasants were starving and had no bread to eat, she supposedly said, “Let them eat cake.” While there’s no proof she actually said that line, she did spend […]Read more "How Marie Antoinette Could Have Kept Her Head: An Alternative History"