Before starting any endeavor, I get very worked up about everything that could go wrong and everything I could do wrong, and then I try to remember the advice my older brother gave me when I was about to start my very first grown-up job: “Wear deodorant.”
“I ended up with two interviews for the day in question, both for the dream job in different offices.”
“Am I a morally vacant asshole for professing adoration while simultaneously keeping my eyes peeled for a candidate with some actual savings and a less serious chemical dependency?”
Maybe you didn’t notice, but Cracked has become a pretty astute place to get advice and commentary about money.
If you are committed to going through with this purchase, do it right.
I realized the world was full of marginally important questions — many of them tangentially related to money and finance — just crying out for breathless, curmudgeonly answers.
Even in America, not everything can or should be about profit.
Being broke isn’t always hilarious, obviously, often it’s terrifying, but I do think you have to step back and try and gain some sort of perspective about the things you’re experiencing, and knowing when to laugh is crucial.
“Eliminate the word “just” from your vocabulary—as in “Just checking on this!” You’ll immediately feel more confident.”
If you’re unsure whether to put coins in the meter, put coins in the meter.