College seniors are entering a world of money -- and without very much preparation for what is about to hit them.
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Take a good look around
and if you're looking down
Put a little love in your heart
In the early 1990's, I was one of the nation...
Almost all of us have our own "lotto moment." We make decisions about money that will either give us long term security and happiness or bring on pain and regret.
Here's a video of my comments on the death of Florida Lotto winner Abraham Shakespe...
Abraham Shakespeare should have been on top of the world. In 2006, he won $16.9 million in the Florida lottery. Last week, they found his body buried five feet deep under concrete.
I'm convinced that most of the mistakes made handling money result from lack of information and bad habits formed in childhood.
When I read the Obama quote about fathers, it made me wonder what side of the equation I fell on. Was I living up to my father's expectations or making up for his mistakes?
Obama's election was not only a door opener for people of color. It also showed that people with absent dads, or no dad at all, can grow up and live in the White House.
I've dealt with hundreds of parents of special needs children. They take the hand that is dealt to them. And usually turn that hand into aces.
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