December 8, 2013

The Temptation of “Best of the Year” Lists

During December, “best of the year” lists pop up all over the place. The best books of the year. The best albums of the year. The best movies of the year. […]

The Plastic Mind

Recently, I had the pleasure of reading The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr. […]

What do rappers invest in? Judging by their lyrics, gold and deposits

Claes BellRap Genius, a one-stop shop for annotated rap lyrics, released a tool that allows you to search their entire archive of rap lyrics for certain words or phrases. Being the type of person who looks to rap for insights on finance, the first thing I did was plug in different types of investments to see [...]What do rappers invest in? […]

Reader Story: How much frugal is too much frugal?

This Reader Story is from GRS reader Mel from brokeGIRLrich.com. Mel recently paid off her student loans and is focusing on a frugal lifestyle to help her navigate the uncertain world of entertainment employment. Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. […]