Entries in money (8)
If there's one thing the recent financial crisis has made clear, it's that financial self-reliance is absolutely essential.
Though we often wish to exercise our power as consumers, the truth is that the larger the store, the smaller our voice. As consumers, we are the advocates of products we buy.
This malevolent force stands about eight feet tall, has eyes that remain opened, is covered in fur and never speaks. No, Sasquatch does not need to earn some extra coin, because of the economic downturn, however the greeting card industry does. And much like Freddy Krueger, this furry menace attacks children where parents can not protect them, in their minds.
One of the great (moneymaking) institutions in America, matrimony (and the subsequent reproduction) is viewed by many to be the peak of the average American’s life. Recently I’ve had the honor of attending two separate weddings in only eight days (you poor soul...) which turned out to be the gauntlet signaling the end of my wedding season.