A couple of years ago I took a seasonal job in Berkeley, California. Like most things, I love diving right into the adventure without sorting out all the details ahead of time. In this case, I arrived with the job lined up, but not the housing. Being only a summer gig, I felt that if … Continue reading The Radiance of Giving
Let's get real. Many cultures and religions have taught the golden rule, so you have probably learned it at some point in your life. For those that haven't, it is a principle of treating others as you want to be treated. Seems quite simple right? So simple, that it seems like it could be hard … Continue reading The Real Golden Rule
Angels come in many forms
I type these words as I sit here with an upset stomach. We (anyone who researches actions needed for financial security) tend to see articles or books stating the steps needed to attain/earn one million dollars. You need to save this much each year.. You need to put your money in ______.. You have to … Continue reading Do You Want A Million Dollars?
Saving up some cash for a "vacation" (I use this term loosely) can be difficult at times. I understand the feeling of watching your paycheck go into your bank account, and then leave soon after to pay bills. You start to wonder, where did all my money go? I couldn't have possibly spent everything I … Continue reading Why Traveling Has Benefited Both My Mind, and My Pocket
Sunshine! Yes, that's you. Sunshine tends to put people in a pretty good mood. Unfortunately, depending on different atmospheric factors, it's not always sunny (even if you're in Philadelphia). It's a good thing I'm not just talking about the literal sunshine produced by that burning star in the sky. I'm talking about most anything that … Continue reading Sunshine