A stapler. An impulsive student. A Prussian military strategist. How can I possibly tie all these together?
Kids are amazing! Experience has shown me time and again they are often wise beyond their years. The F.I. lessons are real experiences (with identifying details changed) involving kids and/or school that link to reflections on the journey to financial independence. The stories are mostly light-hearted, sometimes inspiring, and hopefully always entertaining.
If you’ve got a story of a kid moment that led you to reflect on financial independence, I welcome guest post submissions in this category. If you are interested, contact me.
A student drops some hard truth, beginning with “You used to be skinny…” but not stopping there. See how it applies to improving your financial life.
Today in celebration of the six month anniversary of Principal FI I share one of my favorite student stories.
Have you ever seen those “10 Gifts Teachers Hate” posts? Why do we make people stressed about giving a gift? Let’s remember why gifts matter.
A young girl struggles to learn, finds purpose, and makes a difference. Purpose matters in everything we do.
Our first kid story with an FI link. A middle schooler casually challenges authority, leading to reflections on the pursuit of financial independence. You should “be actually working.”