The Curse of Starting With a High Income

Imagine you’re a new college graduate interviewing for your first job. You go through the normal process of meeting with recruiters, overinflating (read: lying) your strengths and downplaying (read: lying) your weaknesses. After some time you get the worst question ever: What salary range are you looking for? What does your twenty-two-year-old self say? Are … [Read more…]

Budget Friendly Bourbons

Outside of art (music, fashion, etc.), social norms typically don’t change all that much. From year-to-year and even decade-to-decade what’s cool is cool, what’s weird is weird and the rules of “fitting in” are only slightly refined. But there are always exceptions. Within the last 10 years, I can’t think of two better examples (partly … [Read more…]