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In principle, you can use Bitcoin to pay for things electronically. But you can use debit cards, PayPal, Venmo, etc. to do that, too — and Bitcoin turns out to be a clunky, slow, costly means of payment. In fact, even Bitcoin conferences sometimes refuse to accept Bitcoins from attendees. There’s really no reason to …

Your Pursuit of Happiness

My last post was very meta; in that I talked about the right to pursue happiness in general terms. But what does all of that theorizing really mean for you and me? As the pursuit of happiness is such a personal issue, I can’t even begin to imagine what it means for you. It could …

Organized Religion—a Crazy-Expensive Luxury?

Here on loveafterlaw.com, I’m always trying to come up with fresh advice to help you make money—and save money (because after all, a penny saved is a penny earned). So today I’m going to go after one of the lowest of low-hanging fruit in your monthly budget: your religion expenses. But before I begin, I …

Litecoin Prices—Up Up and Away!

I have never in my life seen a boom like the one we are now seeing in Litecoin. As of this writing, it is up 111 percent today, 279 percent this week, 546 percent this month and 10,000 percent this year. To give you some perspective on this, Bitcoin has only grown around 2100% over …

ACA—The American Way

I have always been a supporter of the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a the “ACA” or “Obamacare”—in theory. I recognized the need to provide affordable healthcare for all Americans, and I thought a marketplace approach was an all-American way of providing it. I wanted the ACA so that I could avail myself of it if I …

Investment Tip—Buy A Used Rolex

You should buy a second hand Rolex. Give me a hot second to explain myself. Let’s say you have $15,000 dollars just laying around. You don’t want to invest it in the market because you want to hold on to some liquidity in case of an emergency. You might put it in a savings account. …

How to Make Money From Home Quickly

Money has to be on your mind. After all, even if you didn’t get into law because of the money, the prospect of it didn’t hurt your decision. Also, many of us earn a relatively high salary from our law jobs (if we’re lucky enough to be employed), and we use that salary to fund …

Lawyer Life Hack—The Chase Sapphire Visa Card

Credit cards can be dangerous things. Many of us have dealt with outsize credit card debt at one time or another, and it’s common knowledge that the fees for carrying that debt can be astronomical, especially if you pay only minimum balance. But what if I could introduce you to a credit card that pays …