June Expense Report

Another month of living at home. Helping around the house, and applying for jobs. Doing chores instead of paying rent. I’m a lucky person. Home/Rent – $0 Auto – $0 Transit/Travel – $0 Health/Wellness – $0 I was able to seamlessly hop onto my parents’ insurance plan after losing my job. Thanks Obama. Aside from premiums, no spending. I did get a little fever and…

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April 2020 Expense Report

I lost my job at the end of March. Luckily, I had a paycheck and a half trickle in during the month of April. Additionally, I received a $1200 ‘gift’ from the United States federal government. They’re calling it a ‘stimulus check’. Given my situation, my $1200 is going to stimulate my online savings account, earning an incredible 1.55% in annual interest. When you’re unemployed,…

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March 2020 Expense Report

March marks my last month paying way too much rent for a ‘luxury’ apartment. But again, gambling is the line item that is dominating these expense reports. Good news: I cashed out almost the entirety of my political gambling funds. Bad news: I lost a good chunk of cash. Who would’ve thought? We have a massive accounting gain this month, compared to the exorbitant accounting…

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February 2020 Expense Report

Well, we slowed down from last month’s gambling recklessness, because many of the presidential primary elections that I had been betting on finally happened. Compared to December and January, tossing $2497 towards gambling this month seems much more reasonable. Again, not reasonable at all, but comparatively less ridiculous. $89 per day spent on political gambling. That’s a pace of over $32,000 per year. I also…

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Elementary School Motto: Try Your Hardest, and Never Give Up

My elementary school had a school motto, paraded by the principal at our school assemblies and over the morning announcements. My older brother, I guess the person I looked up to most as a kid… constantly berated the motto. He added his own personal corniness and sarcasm to the phrase, which always made me laugh. But upon reflection, it’s some of the most simple and…

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How to Invest Your Money and Profit in the Stock Market

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there on how to invest your money. But there’s also a ton of reliable information outlined in books like The Intelligent Investor, The Simple Path to Wealth, and Your Money or Your Life. The common theme of these books is that index investing is the guaranteed, reliable way to invest and profit in the stock market in the…

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