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?
I was living what the Romans called Mos Maiorum or 'The Way of Our Ancestors'. To be a good citizen meant a career, or at least in my case, a stint in the Military, Politics, and the Law or Civil Service. "No-one could be so unimaginative, so intellectually idle that he would not be fascinated to know how … Continue reading Mos Maiorum
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