If you’re lucky enough to have a great mentor in your life, you probably already know how invaluable they can be. How do you really thank someone that has such a positive impact on your life? These gift ideas for mentors can’t make up for everything they’ve given you, but they at least will show your appreciation for those who have helped you through life.
If you catch yourself thinking, “I am not crafty enough to do that,” think again! I simply followed tutorials at home with limited existing skillset and managed to make four pretty cool things, if I do say so myself!
Recent developments in economics have increased retirement balances by an estimated $30 billion, increased organ donor enrollment by 40% and helped establishments reduce ‘spillage’ by improving men’s aim when using urinals.
You may love your job now. You may love your company now. But one bad hire can change that. Financial independence gives you back your power when it would otherwise be stripped away.
One woman’s sacrifice set her up to achieve financial independence by the age of 31.
I used to have acne. Not just your typical teenage smattering of spots, but a full-blown pimple parade marching across my forehead, nose, and chin. When my birthdays ticked over from teens to twenties, the battle began in earnest. I tried everything—salicylic acid, oils and washes, and benzoyl peroxide that left my pillowcases and towels […]
I just got back from a conference for finance content creators (bloggers, podcasters, youtubers, etc). What a bunch of nerds! I was walking with my friends Zach (Four Pillar Freedom) and Becky (TwentyFree) when we jokingly threw out all the money advice we’ve heard lately. We may have repeated some of this advice ourselves. Then […]
I try to walk in my mom’s high heels, dressed for the day in pearls and a little blue dress. I want to be pretty. I’m three years old. The never-ending quest for beauty begins young. I’m twelve when a girl at school announces to the lunch table that I still don’t shave my legs, […]
Exactly one year ago today, I hit “Publish” on my first post. My purpose for this blog was simple: I just wanted to write. I set my expectations low. It would have been okay if no one read the words I wrote. In fact, at first I didn’t share my content in any way. I […]
Snow teased us in February. Reports warned of a record-breaking snowstorm headed our way. I saw the headlines for another “Snowmageddon” on Friday and started to get antsy– we were running low on food and last time it snowed the roads were treacherous. Preparing for the Storm Two years ago, I was trapped downtown for […]