Right now we are in the mountains of North Carolina on a retreat with our graduate Christian group! We’ve been hiking and swimming and hanging out and having a lovely time. We also had a really good small group meeting this week and I had one really successful morning at work!
This week I attended my first meeting of the financial literacy committee at my university. They recently launched a website and have been putting on workshops related to personal finance for the last few years. I’m excited to see how I can get involved!
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Jordann from My Alternate Life listed the values she holds that she’s not able to monetarily support at this moment. I disagreed with her in the comments, but it was a thought-provoking discussion for me so I encourage you to read the post and comments.
Why Do Stay-at-Home Parents Need Their Own Gift Cards? was featured in the Totally Money Carnival.
We Have Too Many Gift Cards! was featured in the Carnival of Financial Simplicity.
Heather passed on a great idea for a dream fund from her grandparents-in-law! “On each of their children’s 50th birthdays (they have 5 kids!) they sponsor a week-long trip for the entire family (all 5 kids + spouses, their kids + spouses and their kids’ kids) to anywhere in the world… So far they’ve gone to Belize, Nova Scotia, the Pacific NW, and Ireland.”
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