Don't get me wrong: Your credit standing is extremely important. And you'd better care about it if you like saving money. But as long as you're monitoring your standing with the help of a reputable score, neither how it's branded nor what version it happens to be really matters.
I absorb information like a cardboard crate of paper towels. News articles and images seep into my consciousness and collect into arbitrary categories of thoughts to consider, images to delete, and items that yell at me to 'Do something!'
It's no secret that New York City isn't exactly the most affordable place to call home. Anyone who lives here undoubtedly hears remarks often about "how expensive it is" and how "an apartment in (insert hometown here) is 1/3 the amount in rent!" Yes, we know.
Let's face it! Business class is a whole lot more expensive than economy class, even up to 50 percent on long-haul flights. In the world of business travel, as and when companies effectively invest in their employees, the companies benefit a great deal.
College is a fucking money sucker. The tuition is enough as is, and on top of that, you have to pay for every little thing you do--especially if you're like me and you go to school in the city. There are so many things we waste money on that we don't even realize.
In business school, you learn how a disciplined, strategic approach to finances helps organizations ultimately achieve great things. Along the way, it becomes important for you to apply that lesson to yourself.
If you get advice from a professional like a doctor, a lawyer or a financial professional, you should be able to rely on knowing that it will always be in your best interest. Unfortunately, that is not always the case when it comes to financial advice.
Should we all feel bad for Ben-Ora? Personally, I don't feel sorry for her at all. In fact, most people would be ecstatic just to find a paying job in the bay area that offers employee benefits and health insurance.