Category: Funny

The Greatest Fear of Newt Scamander

Harry Potter fans will remember boggarts, shape-shifters that take on the form of the viewer’s greatest fear. This will be different for everyone – perhaps snakes or public speaking. If…

XKCD on Credit Card Reward Optimization

XKCD has some clever observations about the pursuit of credit card rewards: I definitely spend more time thinking about optimizing things than is… optimal? rational? That’s why I starte…

Dilbert’s Financial Advice on an Index Card

Scott Adams continues to convert wise observations about the workplace into clever and funny comics. Occasionally, he tackles investing and personal finance, like in this recent Dilbert comic: This…

No-Thanks-giving: The Things You Hate The Most

Before we get into being all thankful for family and friends and caffeine and stuff, let’s complain about all the stuff you hate dealing with. From a WSJ article on why we still hate the airl…

MyMoneyBlog.com in Economics Textbook!

Years ago I was contacted by an author named Gary Clayton who wanted permission to feature me in the next edition of his book. I said certainly, and pretty much forgot about it as it wasn’t p…