I'm almost finished with my first semester of my graduate degree, and I couldn't be happier. I'm taking two 3-credit courses, and the classwork (including time in class and travel to classes) has added an average 12-15 hours to my work-week. It's … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester Almost Over!
Some of you know that I started my graduate degree last month (September), as well as work full-time and write daily (except weekends) for Clever Dude. Although my wife would disagree that I actually WORK full-time (I'm here 8 hours, ok!), going to … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester Update: Midterms are Over!
Millionaire Mommy Next Door hosted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance and is even holding a give-away! Who wins? I do, if you vote for my article "Calculate the Financial AND Opportunity Cost of Your Decision" under the Money Management (part … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance Picks and a Contest
When I graduated college with my business/IT degree and got my first corporate job, I saw many of my coworkers going off to college again to get their technical masters or MBA. I wondered whether I should do the same. Six years later, I'm finally … [Read more...] about Deciding when to get a masters degree
Do you have a friend who keeps saying things like "I'll be an adult when I finish college" or "I'll grow up when I _____ (insert phrase)"? We have that friend. Yesterday I officially began my adventure towards a graduate degree by registering for … [Read more...] about Postponing financial responsibility until you grow up