The Top 5 Reasons To Invest Your Savings

By Sydney on July 27th 2015 in Personal Finance 5 comments

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Making money simply for money’s sake is a pretty empty endeavor. Money is only a medium of exchange after all and becoming obsessed with it can change a person. Some buy fancy clothes, expensive cars and vacation properties they’ll seldom ever enjoy. Others simply reinvest all their proceeds because they feel guilty spending. Perhaps they […]

Income Report June 2015

By Sydney on July 20th 2015 in Entrepreneurship 10 comments

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Ah the endless days of summer. Fortunately, we didn’t have too much “June gloom” in San Francisco. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Bay Area, we have an odd micro climate here that tends to bring a lot of fog, “white outs,” and chilly 60 degree days in June. Even wearing a winter […]

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How To Weather A Stock Market Downturn

By Sydney on July 13th 2015 in Personal Finance 6 comments

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With stock market turmoil happening again thanks to Greece, Puerto Rico, China and the US expecting to raise rates soon, many people are beginning to wonder whether we’re in for a painful correction. Don’t freak out! This post will help you learn how to weather a stock market downturn and ride through a storm. When […]

Bridge The Intent Impact Gap For Better Communication

By Sydney on July 6th 2015 in Self Improvement 2 comments

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Over the last several months, I’ve spent a good amount of time reflecting and practicing self-improvement techniques. One area I’ve been working on is communication. More specifically, I’m focusing on bridging the intent impact gap when I communicate and listen. I’ll get into what the intent impact gap means in a second. Being able to […]

Millennial Money Habits That Everyone Can Benefit From

By Sydney on June 29th 2015 in Personal Finance 14 comments

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As a borderline Millennial/Gen X’er myself, there are a lot of qualities I can relate to in both generations. Most of my friends are in Gen X, but I spent a good many years of my career working very closely with Millennials. I constantly think about how our actions and habits with money are shaping […]

Untemplater Income Report May 2015

By Sydney on June 22nd 2015 in Entrepreneurship 10 comments

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May was a wonderful month full of beautiful San Francisco weather and learning. My expenses picked up over previous months as I did a fair amount traveling, but I anticipated that. I also have more traveling coming throughout the rest of the summer both in-state and cross country so I’ve stayed disciplined with my spending. […]

Advice For College Graduates: Prepare For Hell!

By Financial Samurai on June 15th 2015 in Career 7 comments

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I’m sorry to say, but the best years of your life might be over! For the past four to five years, you’ve been living in a comfortable bubble where the worst part of your day might be getting a C for a mid-term you didn’t even study that hard for. Or maybe you feel like […]