Linkius Loveius

This week, one of us was sick and the other was busy.  Aren’t our lives fascinating???

This person is maliciously crazy in the head.

Lil Bub gives excellent advice.

Once again, Andrew Ti comes correct (esp. in naming Asshole of the Month)

I kind of want a new Visa (don’t love my current card)

This is fascinating.

Matt Damon: Jerk.

A handy chart for comparing babies.

Help renowned author Cat Valente design an award.

Working at a big corporation.

A day in the life of a dad working at Google.

If anybody wants to crowdsource a fund to send this to me in shades of dark purple and maybe some teal… drool…

Reminder:  Shoot us an email at grumpyrumblings at gmail if you want to do a guest post the first two weeks of October.

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12 Responses to “Linkius Loveius”

  1. Engineer Cents (@engineercents) Says:

    Wow seriously Matt Damon? *facepalm*

  2. crazy grad mama Says:

    *logs into blog*
    *woah, a big spike in stats today*
    *suspects possible linkage*
    *navigates to Grumpy Rumblings*

    Thanks for the link!

  3. crazy grad mama Says:

    Also, that article about not saving in your 20s… WUT. I just can’t even.

    • nicoleandmaggie Says:

      inorite?

      Though it’s not that surprising– I hear this kind of thing a lot from people who have had one economics class and learned about consumption smoothing but don’t understand compound interest or interest rates. A little economics is dangerous.

      • crazy grad mama Says:

        I had to Google consumption smoothing (no economics classes for me! but we did spend a lot of time on compound interest in high school math). It sounds like it might be a reasonable strategy when applied by people who have a clue, but that applying it properly takes considerable thought.

        The longer I interact with college-educated adults, the more I become convinced that a little ANYTHING is dangerous when it comes to knowledge.

      • nicoleandmaggie Says:

        Hahaha, yeah, that is probably right.

      • Rosa Says:

        consumption smoothing is great for groups of people, or if you can confidently foretell the future for an individual, but it’s super risky as individual advice without magical powers.

        For instance a woman who has kids at 30 may make less money in that decade than in her 20s, if she gets mommy tracked. Just about anybody can get knocked off the career path by illness or calamity. Or you could be in your 20s from 1998 to 2008 and enter your thirties just as the economy crashes.

      • nicoleandmaggie Says:

        Ayup. In Econ 101 we all have perfect information. But Econ 101 is not reality.

  4. chacha1 Says:

    The idea of the Farrelly brothers directing a soi-disant comedy about a black prostitute made me throw up a little. If I were king, they would never work again.

  5. CFP Team Says:

    You find us fascinating?! Ah shucks! *Blushes & bats eyelashes*


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