Regions Visa Platinum: Personal Cash Back

Regions bank is a regional bank based out of Alabama and has branches primarily in the south. I received a targeted credit card offer sometime around April in the mail. Regions is my personal bank and I have nothing good to say about them and nothing … Read More

Tree Branch 23: How did I get here?

How did I get so high in this tree? I don’t remember learning to walk much less learning to climb. Somewhere deep in my psyche I can see my parents helping me up onto the sixth and seventh branches and then the subsequent ones are … Read More

American Express Everyday: The Beginning

  You never forget your first. After Capital One teased me, it turned out that American Express ended up following through with their targeted offer. In February of 2016 I got my first credit card, the American Express Everyday card. 3% cash back on blah … Read More

Hummingbird Water

Hummingbird Water I had to look it up on the martian sight. Not knowing kept waking me at night. Finally I found the one you loved, The one you spoke of as if it came from above. There it was, the drink more refreshing than … Read More

Student Loan Planning (Scenario 1)

Alrighty, I’ve been ruminating about this topic for weeks. After undergraduate was paid for by scholarships and parental units, I’m now taking on substantial loans for graduate school to leverage myself towards my future career. I have two more years of school, so two more … Read More

Be Still

His world is spinning. He reaches out for the wall, but he still feels like he is falling and braces to brake his inertia. Gravity imperceptibly tugs him down to all fours. His façade of steady breathing is internally betrayed by the hammering in his chest … Read More

The First Thing He Remembers

  Her hair is always the first thing he remembers. Dark brown, thick and well-kept but lively with gentle waves and curls. He begins to follow the rhythmic bob and weave of the locks. It’s all he can remember now, though he presses on, hoping … Read More

The White Whale of Travel Credit Cards

The Chase Sapphire Reserve As a grad student right now accruing tens of thousands of dollars of debt, I have little surplus money to spend on travel and taking out more loan money seems like a dangerous precedent to set. However, my travel itch is incessant … Read More

Respite of the Ocean

He sits on the beach looking out on the quiet ocean. Only the lightly clouded sun and the gentle, subtle, roar of the beach bound waves to keep him company. He goes for a stroll down the ever pliable sand; toes gripping and legs fighting … Read More