I don't like beauty contests. Not a big fan of award shows. I DO, however, like to judge. In this case, "Best Personal Finance Blog." This post is a way of honoring my favorite reads in 2017. And because AbandonedCubicle.com is such a well-respected stalwart and GIANT in the personal finance field, what better platform from which to recognize talent? A-hem... A few disclaimers: One, there's a … [Read more...] about The First Annual Golden Nameplate Awards: 2017!
Archives for December 2017
Here's a little curveball for ya. A movie review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Why the F not. If I wanted to, I could write about quilting. That's the cool thing about blogging, right?!? But don't worry, folks. I won't stray too far afield. I just have some stuff to get off my chest on this latest installment of my favorite childhood (slash manhood) saga. NOTE: SPOILERS APPEAR FROM THIS POINT … [Read more...] about Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dammit, It Stinks!)
If someone were to stop you on the street and ask you to describe "living the American Dream", what would you tell him or her? My gut tells me that most Americans would respond with something like, "Own a house near good schools... Have a good paying job or successful small business... Be able to save for your kids' college education... And occasionally take nice vacations, like, to Disney … [Read more...] about Living The American Dream (Millionaire Next Door Style)
Affiliate Links are swarming in the content below. Be warned... This December has been a tough one for the blog. Starting on November 30, my page views soared. That's a GOOD thing, right? Well it is if you get the attributed visitors along with those views, and those views aren't a pile of empty Jetpack ghost pings. Thus began a saga of fits and panic to recover and retool abandoned cubicle into a … [Read more...] about Bluehost vs. SiteGround: Why I Switched to SiteGround
It's never too early to start thinking about what you want to change about your life next year. New Year's resolutions can actually be a wonderful tool for self-improvement. You just have to lean-in and commit. Don't be like all those people you know who start with a bang, (with a new exercise or diet scheme, for instance) only to throw in the towel by mid-February. "Easy for YOU to say, … [Read more...] about Optimize Your New Year’s Resolutions (by Making Them Stick!)