Saving Instead

Money.  I think it really all changed for me when the paycheck stopped being directly deposited.  No more magical appearance of funds into my checking account twice a month.  I say ‘magical’ – it wasn’t like I didn’t work for the money that appeared, but it was abstract.  I would go to my sales job, have my conversations, review and prepare, put in the effort, and money would be deposited every other week into my account.  It is the upside to having a salaried job.  Then the transition to running my small business full time.  That is really when everything changed. Continue reading “Saving Instead”

A Few Short Years In

The country roads where we live are filled with hills and turns.  In the summer, it’s common to find yourself behind a large tractor, one you can’t see past to know if he might be turning off any time soon.  So you sit back behind the steering wheel and relax, figuring you might as well enjoy where you are since you have little control of what’s in front of you.

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