Tipping in the face of low wages and unjust labor conditions is kind of like voting in the context of a two-party system with effectively unlimited campaign contributions: you recognize that what you want is revolution, but in the mean time, you do what you can.
Go ahead and buy that guitar, then, or those roller blades, or that SLR camera — but only if you’re going to commit to getting good.
“My spouse was recently awarded a Fulbright grant. I am so proud of him. He worked hard and in solitary conditions to obtain this award.” BUT …
I realized the world was full of marginally important questions — many of them tangentially related to money and finance — just crying out for breathless, curmudgeonly answers.
Many of your classroom supply expenses can be shared. That art class that requires the fancy Bristol board pad? Split it with a friend.
It turned out I was a pretty good life coach. I was told by one friend that he would have gladly paid for my services and by another that it was better than therapy.
Filmmaker John Waters is charming in this Business Insider video, giving financial advice to millennials.
Holding cynical beliefs about human nature is likely to hinder one’s financial success.
STEP 1: DON’T PANIC. Breathe in. Remind yourself that grown-up furniture often costs grown-up sums of money, and that’s okay. Breathe out.