Twelve years ago I arrived to the Salt Lake City International Airport with broken luggage (it was duct taped all over to hold my precious possessions) in hand, and two hundred dollars in my wallet. I came to America with great expectations and hope for a better future. I had a very vague idea about… (34 comments)

I am in bed, having the worst cold ever. Of course it is not the worst ever, it just feels that way. My head is stuffed and so is my brain. Instead of writing something informative, thought-provoking or self-bitching, I decided to write something that hopefully will give my readers a glimpse of who is… (53 comments)

This article was featured in the following carnivals: Yakezie Carnival at Prairie Eco Thrifter Carnival of Financial Camaraderie at My University Money Totally Money at Family Money Values Carnival of Wealth at Control Your Cash Carnival of Financial Planning at Skilled Investor Blog I try not to judge a book by it’s cover because usually… (51 comments)

Looking at 2011, I can say that I’ve accomplished a few things (I am not going to talk about any salary increase because there was none) and failed at some. What I did right in 2011 Family In 2011 I finally got to see my grandmother. She is 86 years old. I did not see… (26 comments)

I did not believe in Twitter for a very long time. I thought it was meaningless and impersonal. What kind of thoughtful message you can put in 140 characters? I was convinced that Twitter was created to satisfy human vanity. I thought people who were using it were doing it solely for self-promotion purposes. I… (33 comments)