Question: What does the average person have to do to make some money in their investments these days? It seems that I have the gift of making every mistake in the book, and I’m still not sure what to do!
Answer: We all want to believe the ads that say youth can be regained, health can be retained and hair can be restored … “guaranteed.”
I am not William Shakespeare nor am I Kurt Cobain.
I realize this as I am sitting in Crescent City coffeehouse, rewriting the lyrics to the Nirvana song “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” for the annual Shakespeare Day at Louisiana Tech, whose theme was “Smells Like Shakespearit.”
Becoming a prolific poet or a grunge rocker from the 90s would at one time have sounded pretty cool to me, but doesn’t seem very practical or economical whatsoever now.
These days most people aren’t relaxing in their swivel chairs enjoying a high level of job security. Likewise, most of us know or have heard of someone who has lost their job recently. If you know any college graduates, you’ve likely also heard tales of engineers stuck being bartenders and writers working in coffee shops just to pay the bills.