Attempting to hand out $5 bills -no strings attached- Jia Jiang seemed surprised to find that three out of five people weren’t interested. I would have anticipated that. In my work, I’m regularly encouraging clients to pursue the free cash available to them. Rarely do they. “Oh, I think that’s meant for someone else.” “I’ll… Continue reading Would You Take Jia’s $5?
With the Equifax breach, regularly checking transactions in our accounts is more important than ever. Even without a breach, check out what I found “stolen” in today’s quick review: Bank: $20 – Converted a cheque from the wrong currency. Child Recreation: $137. The rec centre cancelled the classes and offered a refund. I said yes,… Continue reading This Week’s Found Money: $1144
It’s true for those hypercapable, disability-free folks too, but what makes me the most money, by far, is patience. A deep, quiet commitment to allowing the optimal process to complete. Four months for the bank to open that independent investing account. Six months for the college to process the grant application. A nine-hour drive, and… Continue reading Patience: The Million Dollar Trait
I was feeling bummed that I will probably again have no celebration of Mother’s Day, because there’s no one besides me to poke my kid into doing something special. This article gave me perspective. So much perspective that I donated! Now I feel very happy about Mother’s Day. What is the relevance to Rising? According… Continue reading Set Women Free On Mother’s Day!
Success, where there often isn’t! Please check out these tips to see similar results: https://brainquirkcash.com/2017/02/18/how-to-get-that-thing-youre-covered-for/
Sometimes, we can become so angry at injustice…and all we can do is blog. All we can do is hope the post reaches someone else, and saves them or their child from going through what we have had to. After years of begging for help… Close to a year on a wait list to see… Continue reading Iron & Psych Stuff (A PSA Of Sorts)
In this documentary, “a defiant, spirited group of elderly women scratches out an existence in this highly toxic landscape, the last survivors of a small community who refused to leave their ancestral homes after the Chernobyl disaster.” My love for this presentation may have been influenced by the fact that the babushkas live that which I… Continue reading The Babushkas of Chernobyl