By Leah on Great Lakes Investment Management
This past weekend, I was out running errands with two of my children and I could not believe what happened. I actually had to call my husband and my mom right away to share the story because I was so stunned. Here’s what my youngest son, Christopher, taught me about reaching financial goals.
A little context first
Christopher has worn glasses since he was 18 months old. Why is this important? People have always fussed over how cute he is in his glasses. As a result, he has absolutely no problem talking to anyone who will listen. And he is incredibly persistent so even if you might not want to listen right off the bat, he is still likely to reel you into a conversation. Over the years, I have had many people say that he reminds them of the little boy in the movie Jerry Maguire.
Christopher (now 6 years old) decided that he wants a cell phone. Mind you, he does not want the cell phone to make calls or text his friends (he is still learning to read!), he wants it to play games but I digress…Read More