I write about doing life and personal finance, focusing on the psychology of our relationships with other people and money. I’m anti-guru, pro-empowerment.

Buying stock paralyzes some of us with fear — but alternatives exist

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Photo by Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash


These are some of the hardest things to do in money and life

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Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash


F**k you, I won’t do what you tell me

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Source: thetripwirenyc — Rage, CC BY 2.0


I didn’t know I could get so much out of randomly deciding to binge the show that made Cosmopolitans cool again

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Source: David Shankbone — Own work, CC BY 3.0


Don’t stress over inflation and quality of life

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Photo by Allen Taylor on Unsplash


You’ll have to fight every impulse in your body though

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Source: Author / Santa Monica, California

I think when people dream of things, they dream of them without the complications. The real dream is not the dream, it’s life without complications. And that doesn’t exist.

— Bruce Springsteen


I was an early adopter and all I got was an email from the CEO

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Source: Max Levchin — Public Domain


Truth in a three-minute read

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Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash


It took me 32 years to figure this out

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Source: Author / Downtown Los Angeles


You’d be really dumb to rent an apartment in this city

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Image by Pubdog, Public Domain

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