How I Furnished My House On a “Budget”

I’m a big believer in acquiring secondhand things; it’s my little way of going rogue on the consumerist culture we live in. This helps me build wealth and prevents me from getting sucked into a "Keeping up with the Joneses" mentality. I try to treat objects for what they are, goods that have a significantly lesser value than living beings.

My X’s & O’s

Since the calendar has turned I thought it was about time for a little Valentine's Day inspiration. The mother of all made up holidays, but I'm a good American so I'll buy in. Before Christmas even came around the dollar section at Target had already turned to Valentine knickknacks. I rolled my eyes and thought what a materialistic, hurried society we are and then started shoving things into my cart......

How I Bought My First House, Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1, priming myself for this investment was the tip of the iceberg. In retrospect, it seems like a piece of cake compared to the actual buying process. I don't regret my decision whatsoever, but it would've been nice if I'd studied up a little more before taking the plunge. So here's my contribution to the cause; a layman's guide to help navigate you through some of the more difficult points......