Millennial Money Habits That Everyone Can Benefit From

By Sydney on June 29th 2015 in Personal Finance 2 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 5 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 […]

Why Do We Hurt The Ones We Love The Most? Healing The Wounds Of Love

By Sydney on June 10th 2015 in Relationships 6 comments

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Relationships and families are crazy complicated. But when I was young I actually used to believe that only kid bullies and siblings were mean and that people magically all got along once they became adults. Now wouldn’t that be nice. But obviously adults disagree, fight, disappoint, and betray each other all of the time. Putting […]

Avoid These Stupid Things I’ve Done

By Sydney on June 1st 2015 in Self Improvement 8 comments

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I’ve been stuck under the weather for the last four days feeling really lousy. Being sick and stuck in bed is the worst, but at least it’s a decent time to think about life in between foggy naps. Somehow I got to thinking about some of the stupid things I’ve done over the years. There […]

Practical Travel Tips And Tidbits Of Advice

By Sydney on May 24th 2015 in Mobile Lifestyle 4 comments

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As regular readers know, I love to travel and have been fortunate to go on many adventures around the world. What fascinates me the most besides seeing new sights and tasting new food, are the things I learn along the way. It is eye opening to view different ways of living, exotic flavors, and both […]

Life Lessons From The Lost Boys And The Good Lie

By Sydney on May 18th 2015 in Self Improvement 4 comments

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I watch a lot of movies. Most of them are just for fun and entertainment so I tend to quickly forget the details of the plot a few days later. But every so often I stumble upon a hidden gem that touches my heart, fills me with hope and humility, inspires, and sticks with me. […]