I am now the proud owner of a 2006 Hyundai Tucson, that I bought on a whim during my holidays in Miami. I had no idea I would come back with a car!
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Robert Hiltonsmith of Demos asks a provocative question. In short, what is the long-term financial cost for a student that incurs debt in the pursuit of higher education? Mr. Hiltonsmith notes that student debt has skyrocketed over the past decade, quadrupling from just $240 billion in 2003 to more than $1 trillion today. Moreover, if current borrowing patterns continue, student debt levels will reach $2 trillion in 2025.
Every year, celebrities attend the Oscars, and they receive amazing swag bags filled with things they don’t need — and that they can probably afford with relative ease.
If you’ve ever looked at last minute holiday deals, or even those further away in terms of dates, you’ll probably have seen that it’s more often than not cheaper to fly from London than any other regional airport. It’s quite frustrating for those of us that don’t live within easy reach of the capital, however I’ve decided to embrace the situation, and use it to my advantage.
According to the 10th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2014 I live in the 2nd most expensive city in the world. Only Hong Kong is more expensive than Vancouver. You think NYC housing prices are astronomical? Take a look at the Vancouver real estate market. It will install fear in your frugal heart and make you cry, I pinky-promise. :P
I just finished reading the book, The Millionaire Next Door, and here are the lessons that I have learned from it.
I am back from two weeks in Miami and it was a great trip! Pretty expensive, although it was pretty close to what I expected, and most of it was shopping for things I needed and a few treats… Here is a quick recap of my Miami holiday expenses.
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My relationship with debt was a slow burner. I’m not a materialistic person by any means, not rushing out to buy the latest iphone or $300 pair of shoes. I’m well acquainted with Target