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...

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...

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There are a ton of nice things going on here at Romania Experience, and even more are coming, things that will probably make you love this country and at least decide to visit (if...

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:...

Stop Adding More Debt Right NOW!

Debt is a normal part of life for many people, especially younger adults who are just out of school and starting careers. Debt also has the habit of making our lives miserable once "enough"...

September Income Report, Spendings and Great Reads

With September gone, it's time to look under the hood of my blogging career and see how things changed compared to last month. Also, we'll look at the spending report Romanian-style proving once again...

Buying a House in Romania: Cheap & Nice

As you probably know if you're a regular here at Romania Experience (if not, welcome and enjoy your stay!), I am trying to buy a house for my family. Houses in Romania are cheap...

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......

Cash vs Credit: Which Is the Best Choice for You

Debitum in Latin is what gives us the English word for debt. Depending on your level of financial literacy, this word can be viewed as eternally evil. In the Middle English system of law...

Pay Off All Your Credit Card Debt Monthly

Credit cards are plastic, shiny and seductive, but the idea of debt isn’t new. As long as we have had written alphabets, we’ve had contracts of debt. So why do so many people worldwide...