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Paycheck Update: 8/31/2015

What I Do With My Bi-Monthly Paycheck This paycheck is a bit larger than last month’s because it is for extra work I did in July and August. I’m still focusing on paying down the student loans and still on track to have it paid off before December. I could have put more towards the […]

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The Pain of Bike Commuting

Let’s talk about making the bike commute fun again. The pain of bike commuting is that it gets repetitive after a while for many reasons. Maybe your gear isn’t right or you’ve stopped noticing the birds and trees. Or maybe the route you take sucks. The First Time You Started Commuting You might still recall […]

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My New Commuter Brompton Bike Review

I use this pink beauty nearly every day to get to and from destination in Portland, Oregon. I gave up my car back in January of this year (2015), and though it has only been 9 months, it has been a fantastic decision. This post is my review of my commuter Brompton bike. Car Ownership […]

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What To Do With Your Money – Getting Started In Investing

Investing Your Money, The Basics I’ll break this post up into several posts otherwise you might get a migraine from reading so much on one page. I’m writing this after my friend Zi asked me about something she could read that gives a more basic intro/overview regarding investing. I’m also going to talk about personal finance […]

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August 24th, 2015 And The Stock Market Tumble

It’s Easy To Panic With Markets Dropping So Quickly   This headline reminds me of the recent Ebola scare we had in the USA. The great majority of the population panicked, lots of different departments blamed each other and people were furious that US citizens infected were being brought back to be treated. The media of […]