Law - Here at last I found the juxtaposition of my various strengths and interests. Some combination of juvenile traits, stubbornness, machismo, vanity, had a legal education as third on my list behind the military and politics. Fate is a funny thing. I have always had a head for unorthodox thinking and a deep seeded … Continue reading Why The LAW?
So I was raised in a middle class white flight suburban dreamscape. It was a Rust Belt city slowing choking to death on its own fumes in the midst of Reagan's 'New Day' in America and life was pretty good. I was outside from dawn till dusk doing God knows what because bad things didn't … Continue reading Part 1; By Long and Winding Path
I finish law school and marry that girl. Now we start to see some life moments relevant to finance. We have enormous Student loan debt, over $200,000, but we both land decent jobs. My blood is so working class that this is what I think I look like in a suit; I once bought dress … Continue reading Part 2; Electric Boogaloo
I read a depressing stat today on CNN; The average cost of a wedding climbed to a record high of $35,329 last year. This is according to The Knot's 2016 Real Weddings study. That's up 8% from the 2015 average. Every 6 months or so, my wife and I high five each other and reaffirm … Continue reading Weddings are for Suckers
Having a child means when you take a hit like we did, you just have to keep plugging along. There is no real time to wallow in the mire. My new job, in Prosecution this time, was rewarding but stressful. The wife worked for the same employer, she had just transferred locations. This time around … Continue reading Part 3; AutoPilot