I am telling myself: This is what the money is for. We will get to see family. We will get to say a proper farewell to my uncle, who died very suddenly. We will set a good example for Babygirl, maybe, that this is the kind of thing we splurge on.
The thing about Disney is that they have designed every experience to maximize your happiness and delight, unlike, say, airports.
There seems to be no limit on the amount of money you can manage to spend on a vacation, even when it seems like the biggest ticket item is taken care of.
Because of the American Dream, we tend to think of people who get ahead as hard working and morally sound. Likewise, the American Dream implies that people who do not make it to the middle-class did not work hard enough.
31 days of stories about bridesmaids in debt, and saving money by getting married in Iceland, and the rest. What’s your main takeaway? Did anything stick with you / surprise you?
NICOLE: Team Amy.
ESTER: There is no Team Amy, take it back right now.
“There are snacks and Kleenex in my purse right now. I am like a bridesmaid waiting for a wedding.”
Corrie is a 23 year old American expat partnering with her boyfriend Alberto, a 33 year old from Peru, in their first business venture: running an ice cream shop in Cusco.
“Hamilton’s image is about to shrink on the $10 bill. And he’ll be joined by a woman.”
All financial advice is useless, best of luck!