DreamBonds

This is a reader-submitted essay. Thank you so much for sharing!   Ever feel like you’re working, and saving money, and it’s all a mush? DreamBonds can help.   The concept is simple. Instead of saving money for “the future,” set aside savings for specific expenses. And pick whatever is …

A Few Updates

(I’m going on vacation so this will be my last post for a little bit. Iy”H we’ll be back in business on August 28th. I’ll miss you!)   How are you doing? I hope well, but however you are doing is perfectly legit, of course. Thanks for stopping by.   …

Pen-Pals

My first grade teacher and I are pen-pals. (Snail mail, ink and paper pen-pals). We’ve been writing letters since she retired and moved down South, some thirteen years ago. Before she moved away at the end of her last year teaching, my former first grade teacher visited each of the …

On Exercise

Do you work out? I have an undeniable couch potato track record (sneaking away from sports in camp, cutting gym class in high school) but recently, I’ve been taking a more serious look at fitness. Other than the game of belts in elementary school (remember that?), I shied away from all …

On Finances

Your single years are a great time to get on track financially. It’s not necessarily fun to think about money, but it is a good idea to get a sense of where you are holding financially, what your goals are, and how you are going to reach them. Then you …

Giving Blood

Have you ever given blood? My first time was during the spring of my seminary year. A friend invited me along to Tachana Merkazit (Central Bus Station) where Magen David Adom had a donation center set up. I had thought of donating before but never found out where to go so …