Never before in the history of the world have we lived in a time like now. We live in an era of astonishing abundance. Think about it for a moment. Artificial light, indoor plumbing, clean running water right from the faucet, refrigeration, A/C, efficient indoor heating, supermarkets, cars, buses, planes, the ability to go anywhere in the world in less than a day, the variety of food we have access to year round right in our hometowns, endless information right… Read moreDo You Have Enough?
Every day we are bombarded with advertisements. We witness first hand the flashy new clothes or cars that our fellow man or woman has. As we walk through the grocery store, endless products jump out at us that we know we probably shouldn’t buy. Flipping on the TV we are soaking in hours of pitches by companies telling us what to buy and what is good for us. We go about life and in pops in something new that picks… Read moreHow Come Saving Money Is So Difficult?
Everything has a price. What we do, what we don’t do, what we buy, how we live, where we live. Even the miniscule has great impact on our lives now, and in the future. Every choice we make comes with a cost. But at what cost? Cost is here and now but also in the future. Most of the time we think of cost as a dollar figure. Cost also has deeper, less tangible connotation. We may pay a monetary… Read moreWhat Are Your Choices Costing You?
The media really likes to remind us that the cost of a college education is becoming evermore out of reach, especially for lower income families. Crushing student loan debt has also become the norm, as Americans owe over 1 and a half trillion dollars on student loans. The future appears bleak. Thankfully, Uncle Sam wants to help the parents of future college students in a big way. They just have to play by the rules. Yes it’s true. The US… Read moreThe Government Wants to Subsidize Sending Your Child to Harvard
Have you ever sat back in your easy chair and wondered how you got to where you are right now? How did the road of life lead you to this very spot? The culmination of everything you’ve undertaken and every challenge overcome. Breaking it down, the answer becomes clear. How did you achieve X? Well, your motivation, drive, passion, or whatever you want to call it is what got you there. What got you to here and now. Your life… Read moreMotivation: The Engine That Drives Us