When to Pay for Services, and When to Do it Yourself

A large part of adulthood is learning to tell the difference between tasks you should pay someone else to do, and ones you should just do yourself.

Bitterly Disappointed Dad, Super Bitter

Unfortunately, the three middle-aged children who received this critical email from their “bitterly disappointed” father, a retired Royal Navy officer named Nick Crews, may not be able to say the same.

‘The Myth of Self-Reliance’

The New Republic has a profile of Gov. Mitt Romney’s eldest son Tagg, who shares his father’s values of being self-made (these values is why Gov. Romney appears to have such disdain for “the 47 percent”).