life lessons about money

Travel through the Wormhole of My 20s Finances

Last month I was interviewed by the lovely LaTisha of Young Finances. Her questions were a conduit for me to wade through some of the muck and "what-the-heck" feelings I had felt in my 20s about finances. After our conversation, I was inspired…

Astronaut's 'Type II' Fun is an Awesome Personal Finance Tool

Astronauts and space exploration still hold a combo of magnetism + mystery for me, as I suspect they do for many people. It's always a bit of a thrill when I get to travel down NASA Road 1 and see all of the space-travel road, convenience store,…
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Money Luck Myths from Around the World

Curious about money superstitions from around the world? I share my own from my 100% Hungarian grandmother, plus lots of others from different countries + cultures. My grandmother, who happens to be 100% Hungarian (second generation in the…
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How to Know if that Bank Bonus Offer is Worth It

Looking for a juicy bank opening bonus? Let me show you how to figure out if opening that account is worth it as far as the time and money you'll put into doing it. I remember the first time I scored free money from a bank opening bonus. It…