What Bobby Bonilla can teach us about Compound Interest

You may be wondering what Bobby Bonilla, an above average baseball player from the 80s an 90s has to do with compound interest. Well this story really resonated with me about the power of compound interest and the effect it could have on savings A trip back to better...

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Wool-gathering – February 2019 Edition

     wool-gathering      noun      indulgence in aimless thought or dreamy imagining; absent-mindedness.       "a vacant daze that leads to formless wool-gathering"   The Grind February seems to be a grind when you are a teacher.  It doesn't really matter if you teach...

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Meal Prepping to save money

Sometimes it is the little things that add up While on a daily basis, what we choose to eat does not seem to matter much, it is these simple decisions that can have a profound impact on our financial outlook.  According to a 2015 study, Americans spend about $53/week...

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Will you be my Anti-Valentine?

It is time we celebrate anti-Valentine's Day.  Picture this: The classroom burst with anticipation.  We waited until 1:30 when it would be time.  "Ok class, get our your boxes!" As students brimmed with enthusiasm, I saw them take out their works of art.  Wooden, well...

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Wool-gathering -January 2019 Edition

     wool-gathering      noun      indulgence in aimless thought or dreamy imagining; absent-mindedness.       "a vacant daze that leads to formless wool-gathering" Busy January January was quite a busy month for us. This was mostly due to work at school.  January...

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Two Teacher Mini-Trek to Amsterdam

For more on our Winter Holiday, see our previous post on our Trek to Scotland! Sometimes seasoned travelers make mistakes! As part of our Winter Holiday, we decided that we would stop over for a mini-trek to Amsterdam for a few days on our way back to Saudi Arabia. We...

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