Welcome to my financial blog!
I am a female personal finance enthusiast, mother of 2 who resides in Silicon Valley. I am starting this financial blog as a way to cover my adventures in finance, whether as someone who is learning from others or one who would like to share with you what I already know.
My career is in technology, and am formerly a software engineer. However, like many other financial fanatics out there, I’ve started entertaining the notion of becoming a full time online business owner. So basically, I plan to talk about both personal finance and business matters as well as both micro and macro economics on this blog.
I have a moderately healthy net worth, especially for one who lives in the Silicon Valley. But I live frugally, love to invest in the stock market, enjoy interior design and studying the real estate market and like to dabble with online business ideas.
Discussions In Personal Finance and Business
I’ve decided to start up this business venture to see where it leads me and I continue to contemplate on small business ideas. This place is where I plan to discuss my adventures in entrepreneurship and finance. Now that middle age has crept up on me, I’m going to have a go at a new “career”. I hope it turns out to be a rewarding effort in more ways than one.
I got the idea to pursue a couple of internet based business opportunities from the knowledge that it is relatively low cost to enter into this space and that I am fairly skilled in technology. As far as capital, you don’t really need much other than your rainy day fund to try to cover your expenses in starting something up in this venue, so if you already have a steady job or income from some other source, then all you need is some time out of your day to work on your projects.
I’ve often pondered just how certain online business ideas ended up turning into world class innovations. For instance, I was always fascinated and amused by Pierre Omidyar’s story about how he conceived of eBay.com by setting up a web site devoted to the ebola virus on one hand and his fledgling auction on the other. He did all this during his spare time. Same thing happened with the founders of Blogger.com, though that venture went through some humps throughout the years. Not that I have any delusions of grand success for my new online business ideas… Just a hope that perhaps I may be able to feast on a slice of the internet ecommerce pie and contribute something of value to the online world someday. After 17 years in the technology realm, it’s about time I leave some kind of legacy behind.
While I’ve started with no experience, I’ve also started with lots of ideas, determination and vision. The online world is helping by making it a little more affordable to start something off (everyone knows just how cheap it is to start a site, right?) So to cyberspace — THANK YOU for making it just a little bit easier for us budding capitalists to get our dreams started.
What Does The Digerati Life Offer?
Here’s what you can expect from your visit with us!
Posts, insights, observations, opinions, tips, reviews, resources and general articles on:
- Money in all its colors (this is what you’ll get 95% of the time). This covers personal finance, business and the economy.
- Technology and the people behind it (occasionally)
- The marriage of technology and money (to some degree)
- Silicon Valley life and culture as it relates to finance.
Residing in a place where technology and money intersect in such a dramatic way, I find that it is all the more reason why I think that exploration of these subjects may turn out to be interesting and noteworthy. Hope you hang around and find what you’re looking for over here.
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