Timeless Personal Finance Wisdom (or, “The Money Lessons I Wish I Learned Sooner”)

Thinking back on my high school days, there was only one class where I remember what was taught. In this class, we learned practical skills like how to create a budget, balance a checkbook, and invest in the stock market. Balancing a checkbook has since become an old fashioned activity but that Intro to Business […]

Tracking Every Dollar I Spent for an Entire Year

When I was 10 years old, and my sister 6, our parents took us on a trip to Disney World. While we were waiting at the airport gate for our Orlando-bound flight, our dad pulled us aside. Expecting a stern lecture about our behavior on the upcoming trip, I was shocked when, instead, he handed […]