Last week, I saw a Tweet from someone lamenting that their relatives could have made a few million dollars if only they invested their money. Instead, they saved hundreds of thousands of dollars in the bank for decades earning little interest. I don't know all the details of it so I don't want to get into the specific situation. Instead, I wanted to share that it inspired me to make this Thanksgiving reflection: Adding that I'm thankful … [Read More...]
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Today is Giving Tuesday. It's hard to believe, but it's only been around since 2012. I can't think of another unofficial holiday that has spread so fast. Before we dig into Giving Tuesday, I have a little blog housekeeping from the last week to catch up on. You may have noticed that I haven't been writing as much. The kids were home all week for Thanksgiving and while my 6-year-old is great at building a Nintendo Labo he needed a little … [Read More...]
The annual Thanksgiving article has always been a difficult article one for me. I mulled this one until it's almost too late to post. While I feel it's important to reflect on all the things I am grateful for, each of them is very personal. I don't think you gain much by reading my ramblings about how privileged I've been over the last year. When I give thanks for something, I realize that someone else reading it may not have that. That's … [Read More...]