The Issue Sometimes I picture life in sections: you become educated, you begin working, you settle down, you get married and have children, you continue working, you retire, and then you die. You do the same variation of tasks each day, feeling uninspired and never reaching your full potential. I have felt that with life … Continue reading How to Create your Dream Routine
As a young child, I remember constantly hearing about the 3 successful career paths one may take: Law, Engineering, or Medicine. Still, the extent to which one can be successful in law is up for debate. Are there enough jobs for the influx of law school graduates? What is the day-to-day life of a lawyer? … Continue reading Will Law be a Successful Career Path?
A Brief Background: A while ago, my personal opinion regarding gun violence had shifted from being pro-guns to favouring gun restrictions. At first, I was influenced by Ben Carson in his book “A More Perfect Union” when he brought up the fact that "German citizens were disarmed by their government in the late 1930s, and … Continue reading Why I Hosted a Walk Out on March 14th
I find the role of techno-consumerism in our everyday lives very interesting. We buy a phone, and it is our best friend for around 2-3 years – we bring it everywhere, and can’t live without it. But then, when a new bigger-and-better upgrade comes in, we run to buy this new phone and ditch the … Continue reading The Consumer’s Love Story
A democracy can be defined a system of government run by its citizens. Its purpose is to create policies and elect officials that best represent the desires and beliefs of a nation. Although there are citizens who perhaps lack education or lead unlawful lifestyles, their ability to vote as members of a democracy is a … Continue reading Felon Disenfranchisement is a Threat to our Democracy
Julia Ketelhut 31 December 2017 Am I required to file a Federal Tax Return? Taxes are the big, looming, scary aspect of adulthood that we as young people dread. So, with your young age and first or second job, the first question you may ask is “Am I required to file a federal tax … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know to File a Federal Tax Return
Tony Robbins begins his book “Master the Money” with a detailed argument that the average investor cannot beat the market, in other words, make repeated capital gains over wealthier investors as a trader. He explains that this is because new technology allows these investors to accurately predict market fluctuations, and because these men monitor the … Continue reading Tony Robbins, Tax Efficiency, and Opening a Roth IRA