Category: grateful

  • If you are a W2 employee you need to get you some of this now

    If you are a W2 employee you need to get you some of this now

    Half of your money is going to taxes. If you don’t believe me, add it up. I am not just talking about on your paycheck. W2 employees pay the most taxes. Regardless of your effective tax rate and marginal tax rate, W2 employees pay the highest percentage of their earned income in taxes. And that […]

  • My new favorite drink and other questions I pondered seeking inspiration

    My new favorite drink and other questions I pondered seeking inspiration

    We are now well in to the new year. It is day six of 2023. And one of the things I am struggling with his finalizing my goals I want to accomplish in 2023. I have the word document up on my tabs on my computer and I have been looking at it everyday for […]

  • Lift someone up today

    Lift someone up today

    I have heard this before and so have you. Zig Ziglar said:  Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.  Be careful placing judgment upon others, for you know not what battles they are fighting. I was reminded of these two simple statements last night.  A person in our class came […]

  • The old man at the coffee shop

    The old man at the coffee shop

    I have purchased my morning coffee at the same place for the last 10 years, with very few exceptions. Yep, same place, and the same order.  I know everyone here and they all know me. For the last two years, I have worked out of the coffee shop every morning for the first two hours […]

  • What I’m grateful for before 7:00 am

    What I’m grateful for before 7:00 am

    I just finished a book on “How to be Rich”.  This book is not a finance book, it is a book that encourages you to realize how “rich” you already are, and how to live a life full of generosity as well.   The book states that the average income in the United States is […]