One of my worst nightmares may be on the verge of coming true. In 2007 the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Act was passed, and boy was it mostly useless. It states that if you work in the broadly defined 'public service' field for 10 years, you can get the government to forgive the balance of … Continue reading Of All the Gin Joints…..
A lawyer is comprised of three things, an ego, a Juris Doctorate, and passage of the Bar Exam. This post is in reference to the middle one, a JD degree. Law school is comprised of 3 years of post graduate education at an accredited Law School. It is all at once magnificent, mundane, archaic, laborious, … Continue reading Peering Through the Legal Prism
We learn more from our money mistakes than we do from our money victories. This is exactly what AJourneytoFI and ChroniclesofaFatherwithCents are trying to do with this new chain gang. What money mistakes did you make and how can the rest of us learn from your errors? A noble endeavor and one to which I … Continue reading Budget Bungles, Money Muddles, and Fiscal Flubs
I have a canned speech I give to all my younger relatives when they say that maybe they want to go to law school. My answer is not YES or NO, but somewhere in between. Here are the major points; Boot camp is a very calculated system for breaking down the individual (body and mind) … Continue reading Paths we Choose
All large expenses should be measured against a cost–value comparison as part of the decision making process. I agree with that. The FIRE niche is a tough crowd when it comes to convincing people to spend money on intangible outcomes. However this post argues that those who would disparage spending money on college education are … Continue reading You are Wrong About College