Ian’s post on initiative — one of the best articles I’ve read online

My friend Ian Ybarra is one of the superstar friends I know who really wants to help people--but who gets frustrated that more people don't ask for / take his (very good) advice and use it. You have to read his latest post. He writes about a girl who took the initiative to achieve her goals--Ian helped her strip away all ...

When we’re not in college anymore

One of my friends pointed something out that I thought was pretty interesting: Things change once you graduate and start earning money, but sometimes our mindset doesn't change as fast. A little while ago, a bunch of us got invited to a birthday dinner for one of my friends. Someone had planned it and invited us, and of course we ...

Ask for what you want part 81493

A couple years ago, I lived in New York for a while when I was doing a summer internship. While I was there, I decided not to open a bank account because it would take time, blah blah blah. So I just used those ATMs and ate the $3.00 charges ($1.50 from my bank, $1.50 from the ...

Jason Siffring is the man

You may have noticed that I haven't posted for the last week or so. This isn't because I'm lazy, but because I COULDN'T GET ACCESS TO MY OWN DAMN BLOG. There was a serious bug in MT and my hosting provider, and it was like a child being locked out his own treehouse. I wept last week, a lot. Anyway, ...

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Finally! My credit card rewards pay off

I witnessed a momentous occasion last week, when my god damned credit card finally paid for itself. I usually recommend that people get a no-fee credit card for their first one, but if you spend enough it can make sense to get an ultra-rewards card that has an annual fee. (With my card, an annual fee of about $75 gets ...

Some cool stuff I just read

Best practices for time travelers -- How to convince people you're a time traveler. The points are eerily similar to what some pundits on TV do. Cold Call That Person Now -- Who Knows What Could Happen -- Ben tells you to just do it. Advice to All You Graduates: Let's Start With That Daily Latte... A well-written but typical ...