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Real Estate: To Sell Or Not To Sell, That Is The Question… 4

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! So I’m thinking about selling one of my rental units. I have a beautiful home in Northern Virginia.  This place was built in 2008 and I picked out all of the carpet, tiling, cabinets and EVERYTHING.  I loved that place. If I loved it so much, why […]


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My Adventures in the Male Dominated World of Day Trading (Part 1) 2

fuck shit Those words are now a part of your everyday vocabulary. Welcome to the world of day trading. When I arrived for my first day of training, as I walked through the office toward the conference room I could hear grown men randomly screaming, “FUUUUUUUCK!” “Damn”  “SHIT! (in a […]


5 Things To Do To Your Cellphone ASAP! (5 Years Later)

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I originally wrote this post in 2011 so I’ve provided updates (in parenthesis). So I lost my cellphone on Wednesday.  I left it on the bus while on the way to work.  And I am still without a phone 🙁 (I’d say I’ve had like 4 different […]

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People I Want To Punch In The Throat

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I came across the coolest website in the world (after mine of course). It’s called People I Want To Punch In The Face It’s very comforting to know there’s a community of like minded people who share my sentiments. Here’s my (incomplete) list: People who… Tell me, “stop […]


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Hello Sophisticated Spenders! The eastern third of the United States of America has been hit with a HUGE snowstorm! As I write this post it’s around 8 degrees (Fahrenheit). All in all, the DC area received over 2 feet of snow! Check out my video and pictures!  

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Happy 4th Of July From Sophisticated Spender!

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I have been pretty quiet lately. I lost a good friend to cancer. All is well and I will be back in action on Monday! Have a happy and safe holiday. And be smart with your money this weekend!


5 Things To Do To Your Cellphone ASAP!

Hello Sophisticated Spenders! I broke another MacBook. Please enjoy this post from September 16, 2011!  Still very useful info! So I lost my cellphone on Wednesday.  I left it on the bus while on the way to work.  And I am still without a phone 🙁 But I also lost […]