March 2014

One-on-One with “Hip Hop’s Financial Advisor”

March 11, 2014
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Hello friends! Got a treat for y’all today – an interview with one of my cool wealth manager friends, Rob Wilson. AKA “Hip-Hop’s financial advisor” (which you’ll learn more about here in a second). If you ever needed proof that working with money can be sexy, this is it! As long as you like hip-hop, the NFL, or celebrities in general, haha… Rob and I […]

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Lessons of Thrift From 1875

March 10, 2014
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Over the holiday season, I came across an antique book called “Thrift” at a used book store. It was by a guy named Samuel Smiles (Hah! Bad ass!), and was printed in November of 1875 as part of a “self help” series. I really wanted it bad, but for $15.00 I just couldn’t get myself to pick it up. I mean, what would Samuel Smiles […]

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You Googled my What?!

March 7, 2014
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Welcome to another riveting version of “You googled my what?“, along with our weekly roundup plus other random stuff I feel is important to share with you today :) Warning: I’ve drank WAY too much coffee already this morning. First up…random stuff I feel is important to share with you! You guys are sexy. Verizon wireless sent me a check for $3.26 due to an […]

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Side Hustle #48: I Play In a Band!

March 6, 2014
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[Today my man Dave from The New York Budget shares his rock star side hustle with us: playing in a band. And while most people want side money to pay off their debt or save for a house/wedding/etc, for him it’s all about having fun and not having to pay for any of it. Which is yet ANOTHER reason to pick up a hustle – […]

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Net Worth Update: $443,799.65 [Up $10k]

March 5, 2014
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Another day, another dollar! Or, rather, *tracking* of dollars :) And today marks that beautiful day where we get to share the ins and outs of our finances to all the voyeurs out there. Just as we did last month, and just as we’ve done every month before going all the way back to Feb, 2008. When it first clocked in at $58,769.65 :) In fact, […]

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Dancing With Billy Joel

March 4, 2014
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Every morning my routine looks something like this: Hit snooze button 3.4 times Roll out of bed and into my office Hustle hard for two hours Wake up my baby Dress Mr. Baby (“What’s that son? The girls love your Jordans? I know.) DANCE with Mr. Baby! Feed my baby Hand baby off to baby mama And then he’s whisked away to day care… Nothing […]

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Stop Tempting Yourself!

March 3, 2014
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As I sit here throwing another chocolate whopper in my mouth, I can’t help but to kick myself for allowing them in my house in the first place. What rational person puts a box of chocolate 5 feet away from them when they’re trying to ward off sugar?? And why did my wife just buy not one, but TWO, boxes of Girl Scout cookies this […]

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