Because I’m a man, when I lock my keys in the car I will fiddle with a wire clothes hanger and ignore my girlfriend’s suggestions that we call a road service until long after hypothermia has set in.
And because I’m a man, I held onto that “”flip”” property I bought in Austin, holding out for a better price back in late 2007, not realizing the market would crash and I’d be holding this over-renovated gem that I’m now renting out at a $600 loss per month. And because of that, I wasn’t able to afford to fix the Infinity when all the brakes needed replacing and my credit cards were maxed out. Continue reading →
“I grew up in New York and I moved out here to San Antonio, Texas when I was in my early twenties. I got a letter in the mail about my high school reunion a few months back, and I really wanted to go. I was pretty tight with the money around the house. I recently took a pay cut at work so I wasn’t able to save money. The money I did save I eventually had to spend to cover the rest of my bills and to make payments on my credit cards. There was no way I was going to miss this reunion though, it’s like a once in a lifetime opportunity. I HAD to go! Continue reading →