Category: Lawyering

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Create Good Money Habits in the New Year

Why are my friends and family so miserly with money even though they have acquired enough of it? It’s because being good with money is a habit, and as such, it doesn’t turn off. The trick to getting better with money is to create good...

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Cheap People Are the Worst

Personal finance is personal – one person can choose vacations over a nice house whereas another person would rather keep her creature comforts (and herself) at home. Both the people listed above are prioritizing what they want – which is good and not cheap. Cheap...

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Working While Studying for the Bar Exam

Studying for the bar is a trying time – mentally, emotionally, and, often, financially. This year, whether it’s because the bar exam was postponed, or it felt too risky taking the bar during a pandemic, or because some weren’t successful during the first go-round- many...

Why so much financial advice is wrong

Why So Much Financial Advice is Wrong

The internet is a strange and fascinating place. There is a wealth of information, but not all of it good. Lots of people write content just to sell you stuff. And others are just idiots. Even good-hearted people trying to impart knowledge can only speak...

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How to Become a Rich Lawyer

Many people think becoming rich as a lawyer is automatic. It’s not. Lawyers tend to have high salaries, but also high debts. Also, a fine wardrobe and a well-groomed appearance play a much more significant role in success than say for tech workers. These things...

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Why You Should Buy Stuff, Not Experiences

The science is in and you will obtain more happiness by buying experiences over stuff! But, I just don’t buy it (pun intended). I say, buy stuff, not experiences! Ok, maybe I’m not going that far. I will, however, admit that I’m guilty of a love for...