In the previous installment of Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials, we discussed a couple mind-blowing ways to make more money: working more and earning cash back. Learn all about ’em here. (In case you need to know what “working more” means….) One thing I’ve been reading about while researching these articles is the balance… Continue reading Money Hacks For Metalheads and Old Millennials: Earning Interest
What is a “botis”? Perhaps an ancient Sumerian god, or some kind of beetle? A metal band from Philadelphia? If you picked the third option, you are correct! Check out what these heavy hitters had to say about their favorite nerdy media: Movies “Favorite movie of all time, go!” Erik: Total Recall (1990) Scifi without… Continue reading NERD TALK with BOTIS
Now we’re getting to the real reason I’m writing these columns: the struggle for the legal tender. A lot of the books and articles I read about personal finance, side hustling, frugality, etc. didn’t seem realistic. There would be a whole chapter on asking for a raise, and I work a public service job where… Continue reading Money Hacks For Metalheads and Old Millennials: Making More, Part I
In my years performing under the moniker of Blackthorne as part of CT Black Metal band Theogonia, many a practice session was spent debating who was the true (TRVE) Gorgoroth. For those unfamiliar with the story, the legendary Norwegian band experienced a nasty split from 2007 to 2009. Long story short, vocalist Kristian “Gaahl” Espedal… Continue reading Editorial: Batushka or Batushka?
Dan Murroni, guitarist and vocalist of London fuzz rockers Gramma Vedetta, expounds on his love of computer science… My first time was in 1998. Dad, I need a computer to study. (Yeah, sure). Ok, so I have a band, why I don’t use the free space offered by my isp to code an html a… Continue reading NERD TALK with Dan of GRAMMA VEDETTA: Cracking the Code
Here at Alternative Control, we can’t promise you money for nothing and chicks for free — but we can share some common sense tips to help you get your finances in shape. The first installment of Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials reviewed the basics: knowing your income, expenses, and spending; brainstorming short term,… Continue reading Money Hacks For Metalheads and Old Millennials: Spending Less
Have you been feeling like a slave to the grind lately? Does your credit card statement bleep you with a sharp kitchen utensil every month? This is an awkward subject, but maybe it’s time for “Moneytalks.” I’m not some kind of certified “money expert” and I’m by no means financially independent. I’m just a regular… Continue reading Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials: The Basics