My father inlaw, Tony Iwanow passed away last week after a fabulous 81 year adventure. You couldn't have asked for a better husband, father, grandffather or friend.
By their sixtyfifth birthday, 93 percent of people are either dead or dead broke. Fewer men are worth $100 at age 68 than at age 18.
I own 80,000 shares of a stock that is now basically worthless. I figure they are worth less than toilet paper and I might as well start wiping with it. If I get one piece of paper for each of my 80,000 shares and wipe twice a day, 365 days a year, I won't have to buy toilet paper for 109 years. That means I will have some left over to leave for my kids when I die and every time they wipe they can think of… Continue
I had purposefully not opened my quarterly financial statements for about 9 months cause I knew it wouldn't be pretty and I figured, if I didn't know exactly how bad it was, I could fantasize that maybe my financial adviser was a genius and had sheltered me from the pain. NOT. The money was gone.
Years ago I ended up at a friends apartment one night and spent the night drinking, playing guitar and singing, totally oblivious to the fact that there were a couple of girls sleeping in one of the bedrooms. In the morning, I'm hung over lying face down on a mattress on the living room floor and I hear a girl in the kitchen. With my face still buried in the mattress I say ..... If you're making coffee I'll have one. I could tell that she… Continue