Ally Bank published the results of their recent online survey (1,025 adults over 25) on savings and happiness, and --surprise! -- they found that happiness correlates directly with the amount of money a person has saved. More specifically, 57% of people with over $100,000 saved are happy, vs. 34% of those with less than $20,000.
I keep two main lists: A "to-do" list and a "ta-da" list. The former is daily, boring, and first accumulated tasks like, "groceries," or "pick up dry cleaning," but has now devolved into reminders like, "hot chocolate, woo!" "windex the stuff," "trim your damn nails," and even, "PANIC."
Logan Sachon: Hey Mike, have you ever kept extending a weekend trip so that it lasted two weeks?
Chris Koentges has a piece over at The Atlantic extolling the virtues of re-wearing the same Halloween you wore last year, and all the previous years before that.
Soon after her announcement, I received an e-mail invitation to a "Barbecue Wedding." What? No official wedding invitations? The dress is casual, the invitation said. Casual? I read on. Please bring a dish? No filet mignon, or stuffed chicken?