How Much Money Do You Need to Be Happy?

They say that money can’t buy you love and won’t bring you happiness, but that is, up to a point, not true. You need money to be happy, to be in a relationship, to stay healthy. But how much money … Read more

Should You Lend Money to Family?

Your sister comes to in a bind. Even though you and your wife have weathered the bleak economy pretty well with your secure jobs, Linda hasn’t had the same luck. When her husband left her with the kids a few … Read more

Would You Make It if You Went Bankrupt Tomorrow?

The problem with life and everything around it is that anything can change drastically in less than a second. Although I fortunately haven’t gone through losing it all, somebody very dear to me did: my father. He had it all … Read more

Tips to Buy the House You Need

You have decided now is the time to buy a house. You have the down payment saved, you can afford the mortgage payment, and you are planning to settle in for the foreseeable future… based on my previous article on … Read more

You Think You Are Poor? Think Again!

How rich are you? How poor are you? These are questions that go well hand in hand and I am sure that you probably think that you are not as rich as you really are. Because, yes, this is the … Read more

Blogging Income Report & Spending (August 2013)

It’s time for the first article in what will hopefully become a series here at Romania Experience: an income report and spending review, all in one place. Since this blog is as much about personal finance and being smart with … Read more

I Want to Be a Digital Nomad

We all have plans. We all have goals. We all have dreams. Mine have changed slightly since I was in high school and everything that mattered to me was to become an NBA player (no need to say that it … Read more