A recent conversation with my sister in law had me digging out my copy of the Jeffrey Eugenides novel Middlesex, which I devoured in two days, the latter of which led me to almost staying up all night reading. It deals with the life challenges of an individual born with the challenge of being a hermaphrodite – and it’s a fantastic novel from start to finish. Anyway, on to some personal finance posts.
Dave Ramsey’s Snowball Method vs. Suze Orman’s Method For Getting Out Of Debt Okay, I did the math here and you know what? It depends on the debts. There are situations where Dave’s method is faster – and there are situations where Suze’s method is faster. If you, constant reader, are interested in the math, leave a comment and I’d be glad to flesh this out into a post. (@ all financial matters)
Increase In Salary From A Graduate Degree Ask yourself this: will the degree pay for itself (including the salary lost while studying) in ten years? If the answer is no, then don’t waste your time on it. (@ free the drones)