Cost of Living in Romania & Bucharest in 2014

A new year has started and it's time to look at the prices in Romania and see how they changed compared to last year....

How to Trick People into Thinking You’re Rich

The funniest thing happened to me just yesterday, something I really wasn't expecting: somebody sincerely told me that I am rich. Which got me...

My To Do List for 2014

With 2013 getting closer and closer to be "that year that passed," I have decided to write and share with those interested my to...

Married & Living with My Mom: We’ll Keep Doing This!

If you follow Romania Experience, you know that one of the biggest issues right now for me is related to our house. My wife,...

Debt Consolidation Loans: Pros and Cons

There are times in most people’s lives when they become burdened with too much debt. They may have a mortgage, car loan, student loans,...

October 2013 Income Report and Spending Report

I'm a bit late with the monthly reports here at Romania Experience and unfortunately it's not because I made a fortune and decided to...

Financial Lessons Learned after Getting Drunk Last Night

(Well, this actually happened on Saturday but now that my headache's gone and my mind is clear again, it's worth writing about. Because each...

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...

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,...

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...