Tag: spending

  • Financial blunders – I never learn, do I?

    I put up a post earlier this year showing how much money I wasted last year, and this year is no different! Since then! I have made just as many financial blunders… So just to recap these were my biggest financial blunders last year (2015): -BitTorrent stock options: $4200 – while not a terrible blunder,…

  • Holy moly, I spent $24k on shopping last year!

    I am trying to be more financially conservative, of course its always been a bad habit of mine to spend money wastefully, but I’m trying to improve myself. The thing is this year, I’m actually on track to get my mortgage down from $286k at the beginning of the year all the way to $200k!…

  • Financial troubles and Youtube troubles

    Well, I blinked an eye and its October already. My best friend in Korea left already so now I’m even more lonely than before… what can I do. Moving back to SF isn’t an option thanks to insane housing prices there and moving back to Canada is just more depressing. Looks like staying in Korea…

  • I’m not known to spend money wisely…and how I use my facebook

    How bad is my spending habits? Well I logged into Mint.com, and took a look – and it ain’t pretty. Here’s where I spending went: -Kickstarter projects: $1,849 (since 2014) -Steam games: $2,747 (since 2014) -Magic online: $333 (since 2011) -Amazon: $24,751 (since 2011) -Ebay/Paypal: $14,422 (since 2011) -SFMTA (parking tickets + scooter towing): $3,987…

  • The United States crises

    The United States, though being the wealthiest, most influential and most powerful country in the world, for all its strengths, has its weaknesses as well. Being an economist, I want to discuss three points in particular that I’m worried about concerning the U.S’s future and status as a superpower. In this article, I argue that…

  • Political views

    Related to my previous post on equality, given the light of the recent elections in Toronto, and the hostility towards the newly elected conservative leaning mayor, I feel I am somewhat a minority as a moderate. Canada historically has been fairly liberal compared to the United States, their country was formed by a group of…