Happy Hump Day!
Did you know it’s National Lucky Penny Day? So this means if you see a penny laying on the sidewalk, you better grab that sucker. Something good is bound to happen! Please exercise caution if you see one on the street though. We can’t be held liable for any accidents!
We know our little guy has a lot of pennies saved up in
our swear jar his piggy bank!
Maybe you’ll be really lucky (or half as lucky?) and find one like J. Money has. Check out his coin site and the post about his half penny!
This Date In History
Turn back the clock to May 23, 1934……The notorious bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde were killed by police in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. Not their lucky day obviously.
For the IT enthusiasts out there, the first version of Java programming rolled out on May 23, 1995.
Read on for this week’s finest!
This Week’s Finest!
What kid wouldn’t want to grow up in a candy store? I know ours would jump at the chance! Millionaire Doc writes about what five things he learned growing up in a candy shop. Was this why you grew up to be a doctor instead of a dentist? 🙂
Femme Cents gives us 50 reasons to pursue financial independence. So many good reasons here and I love the last one the best!
Jason at Winning Personal Finance did a great job with a post titled Is The Joy of Financial Freedom Fleeting? I think most of us have had similar thoughts and doubts at times on our treks towards FI. Keep focused my man, remember it’s the journey!
We all know teachers are underpaid. It’s really a travesty when you consider the important role they play in the development of our youth. Bethany from His And Her FI comes up with four ways teachers can make more money. And no, she won’t tutor you for minimum wage you cheapos! 🙂
Miss the Heat from last week? No worries. We got you right here.