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Gotta say, I love me some ARMs! I don't think inflation is going up at all anytime soon.
10 months, 1 week ago on Dangers of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)
Short and sweet Tushar. Hope you have a financially fruitful 2013!
11 months, 2 weeks ago on My Financial Resolutions for 2013
Congrats to Obama! Although both parties spent $2 billion which could have gone to helping people directly, it's now time to focus back on the economy!
1 year ago on Why Finance Bloggers Are an Important Part of the Political Process
I get the sense there's a lot of dissatisfaction as well. An important point is to empower yourself with knowledge so you can properly engineer your layoff and do something else with a plan.
Jump with your eyes wide open first. The internet really has changed the way we can live and work!
1 year, 3 months ago on 4 Ideas on Rethinking the Way We Work
Love the update Jeff! Great to hear you are enjoying 99% of it! I think that is tremendous!
What's your living situation like in Portland? Did you bring your significant other?
1 year, 3 months ago on Thinking of Quitting? Self-Employed Lessons, 2 Months Deep
Srini, I get your message, but before any date you go on, be aware the date will read this post. Might be good, might be bad.
Would love to hear what women think and if they comment.
1 year, 4 months ago on When the muse comes to your bedside, don't tell her you'll fuck her later.
So many times I wanted to quit during the past 13 years working in finance. From the internet bubble to the housing bubble, things were bad a lot of times! But through it all, I stuck through it, saving 50-70% of my after-tax income without fail, and at the age of 35, I'm financially independent with a stream of passive income to live off for the rest of my life.
Now I do what I want, when I want. I blog because it is fun, and having fun and doing something meaningful is so important!
The sacrifice of working hard, getting into work before everyone else, going to grad school, starting a side venture is WORTH IT! Do it while you got the energy and reap the rewards for the rest of your life.
"How To Engineer Your Layoff: Make A Small Fortune By Saying Goodbye"
1 year, 4 months ago on Going Past the Point Where Most People Would Quit
Jeff, just joined you on the freedom path after an announcement on FS today. Hope you had fun in Portland and I'll let you know next time I go up!
1 year, 4 months ago on I Did It! I QUIT My JOB!
Welcome to the best city on Earth!
Hope you have a nice expense account to eat like a Queen!
1 year, 6 months ago on Another San Francisco adventure
@Dan DeLaiarro It's fun for others to pontificate about that what which we do not understand yeah? Hence that post Srini! http://yakezie.com/201204/featured/the-act-of-writing-saying-what-we-dont-understand/
1 year, 7 months ago on The Most Important Factor in Finding Work You Love
@JetSetCitizen Self-indulgence. Well put. I have to agree entirely. Social media, internet, and lifestyle design stuff in the wrong hands = disaster and a life unfulfilled, spinning one's wheels forever.
Srini, it will be interesting to read about you talking about career given your work as a blogger. In America, I think we start at the middle to top of the pyramid already. Life is easy here compared to the rest of the world.
I think you will enjoy this post: http://yakezie.com/201204/featured/the-act-of-writing-saying-what-we-dont-understand/
Ahh, once you get to Portlandia, you might never escape!
If you've got the money, why not take 3 weeks off to explore the world. Makes sense to me!
Just remember there's work to be done when you return.
1 year, 7 months ago on How to Quit Your Job and Love What You Do Next
Honestly, it's not even close.... might be worth 5% of a full-time MBA. It's all about the massive network and connections, besides the great relationships.
If you highlight a PMBA on your resume... it will be detrimental imo from an interviewer with a real MBA. Trust me on this!
1 year, 7 months ago on Can a Personal MBA be just as good as the real thing?
@skooloflife Sounds good Srini. It's no big deal at all, which is why it's ironic you're talking about it :)
Where you boarding? I just got to my place in Tahoe and will be here for the week since it dumped 7 feet last week!
1 year, 8 months ago on Just Because You Drop the Ball it Doesn't Meant You Have to Quit
Hi Srini, why did you not post for 10 days?
1 year, 9 months ago on LOOK Magazine - March 2012
Love the mega wave! What a great capture!
1 year, 9 months ago on A Photographic Journey Through My Life
I donno Srini. You have one post that encourages one person to not get a job after college, and now you're saying college is useless if you're not pursuing a professional degree.
It's understandable to project your disappointment due to your experiences, since that is all we have. However, I encourage you to be more optimistic!
If you want to revel in pessimism, I think you will LOVE this post: http://untemplater.com/business/quit-your-job-and-self-destruct-like-an-idiot/
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1 year, 10 months ago on Why School Doesn't Prepare You for Life
PositiveParadise Incredible perspective! Thank you!
1 year, 10 months ago on Nobody Leaves This World with a Thing in Their Pockets