What will be the next big thing? The Facebook killer? The iPhone killer? The MySpace killer? Oh, wait MySpace is dead…
I read articles all the time about the death of some site, technology, OS, or gadget. It seems just like yesterday that the iPod came out. Some of the technology that has died I’ve never even heard of!
I have a been working on a personal productivity project for a couple of years now. It started slowly, but I wanted to get a system of organization. Something that I could use consistently.It started with me focusing on electronic databases. Then, how to implement a good retrievable electronic document database, along with contacts, email retrieval, and all the while hoping to get at all the paper cluttering my life.
My generation is pretty crappy with money. And the one after me is even worse. It is like the baby boomers started a trend. Spend, spend, spend. Borrow, borrow, borrow. And every generation is getting better at it.
I’m not saying this is the case for everyone, and I’m not much for painting everybody with the same brush, but all I need to do is look at the way people lived 75 years ago to see a DRAMATIC difference in the amount of stuff we collect in our massive homes, garages, sheds, basements, etc… Continue reading “What do you want to teach your kids about money?”