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Tag Archives: School
Ah, finals… That sweet time of year when everything you’ve worked for all semester hinges on one paper or exam worth 50% of your final grade; where countless hours of reading and studying seem futile in the face of Jacques … MORE
Let’s talk about student debt. Most of us will face it at least once in our lives. To be honest, before starting university, I knew I would rack up some debt (i.e. student loans), but was I very concerned? Nahhhh. I thought: “$7,000 of debt per year for four years, give or take a few… no big deal. I’ll have a job after I finish school — I should be fine. MORE
How do we manage risk in our personal lives? I’d say by understanding the worst-case scenario for each decision we make, and mentally accepting the risk we assume as necessary and worth the rewards we desire. With money, my risk threshold is likely to be pretty low. But theoretically, the more money I have, the higher that threshold can go, because I might be willing and able to risk more. With my health, the health and well-being of people I love, or my own personal happiness, I’m risk-averse. MORE