Evolution has taught us that different environments will make creatures adopt different traits. The more similar two environments are, the more likely it is that the animals that live there will have similar traits.
The American Dream is one I very strongly relate to. It's a dream that means you can be the next major rags to riches story. We hear stories of people attaining the dream every single day—from Puff Daddy, to Warren Buffett, to Bill Gates.
My partner and I were looking through our bills, our savings, and our investments yesterday. He had been yearning for some new equipment for his business, while I was desperately hoping we’d have enough for the plastic surgery I’ve been hoping for. At the end of the reveal, we realized we didn’t have enough money for either.
It was a total of $15,000 a year.
$15,000 dollars for a single year of college tuition and fees. At a public university in my home state. I wanted to go back to school to finish the degree I was going to get, but the price alone made me reconsider.
The other day, my spouse decided to take a look at his FICO score—and he was distraught. His score wasn't the high score that he hoped it to be. When he told me, he immediately thought he should call up a credit repair company.
There's nothing worse than getting into a car accident only to find out that the car insurance you have sucks. Most people only realize how bad their coverage is after they have an accident—and incidentally, that's the worst time to find out.