Tag Archives: Opinion

Why Some Women Prefer Older Men (Money is Not The Reason)

Daniel Craig makes me weak in the knees. Scratch the word “weak.” My knees feel buttery when I see his blue eyes and stern face. Is it too much information for you? Well, suck it up. I have been attracted to our new James Bond for years…Years! He looks weathered, and at the same time he looks elegant. He looks… Read more »

Sleep on the Pavement, Piss in a Bottle

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I am not going to talk about camping equipment. Or tents. Or camping trailers. I want to discuss people who camp out in front of businesses. If you have spent hours, days and nights in front of your local Apple store waiting for an iPhone 5, you should stop reading now because the rest of this post might offend you…. Read more »

Why I Don’t Want to Die in Wal-Mart

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Black Friday is here and thousands (if not millions) of people are going to hit stores in a wild frenzy to spend money and stock up on clothes, shoes, electronics, toys, stuff for furnishing an apartment … you name it. You would think that Black Friday was specifically created for people like me, big shoppers and fervent spenders. How can a shopping addict forego an… Read more »

Child-Friendly Or Not?

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This post is written by Lucille, a staff writer for My Broken Coin.  The recent post “I’d Rather Have New Shoes Than Kids” and the subsequent comments made me realize the great social divide between the US and the rest of the world.  Comments posted were from like-minded US citizens so I thought it’d be interesting to provide a view from… Read more »

I’d Rather Have New Shoes Than Kids

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It all started with my friend cracking a joke about my shopping addiction. “You’d rather have new shoes than children,” she said. Then she caught my eyes that were reflecting exactly the same thought and added (not laughing) “I can’t believe you’d rather have new shoes than kids.” You’ve read the title of this post correctly. Your mind is probably… Read more »

How To Marry Your Equal

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When I wrote What I Wish I Knew About Life and Finances in My 20s, one of my readers, American Debt Project, asked me what exactly I meant when I wrote “if you want to marry wisely, marry your equal.” I emphasized that when I say about marrying your equal, I do not refer to a social status or a… Read more »