Every month, Mainichi Shinbun produces a free magazine with various information about Sapporo and Hokkaido events. I usually pick up these things because they provide good recommendations on shops and places to visit. For the past year, however, I noticed that there have been lots of these FREE seminars about financial matters appearing in the magazine. After seeing these and being curious about them, I … Continue reading Money Seminar for Women
Weddings At the height of the Financial Crisis of 2008, I found myself with a “useless” Master’s Degree and $60,000 worth of student loans. I also decided to get married at the end of the year, which added another $5,000 of credit card debt to the pot. Yes, I know. What an idiot. But I will refer you to the title of this blog, … Continue reading ‘Til Debt Do Us Part
I’m having a lot of trouble organizing my thoughts. I’ve got a lot of ideas for blog topics, but they seem to be all over the place. I’ve been keeping a running list to help with my goal of writing 100 posts, but it’s difficult to choose the most relevant one. I guess the best way to keep things clear is to start from the … Continue reading In the Beginning
This post is all about the origin of this blog. I first heard the term “money moron” when I was listening to Farnoosh Torabi’s podcast, So Money. I think she was interviewing Scott Allan Turner, who was explaining the mistakes he’d made before he became smarter about his money–the time he was a money moron. I heard the term and I just fell in love … Continue reading Hey, Moron!