While in this "vocational education" program Rose began to learn some dead end skills from his teachers that were to often unprepared, underprepared, or incompetent. Rose contends that those students in the "vocational" track have been written off but some show unrealized potential and specifies reasons why the school system allows them to fail. The quote that struck out to me was when a student by the name of Ken Harvey was asked by the teacher an opinion about parable talents, about achievement, and working hard. Like Mike Rose this statement startled me for the simple fact that who just wants to be an average person.
We can all agree that thanks to inflation, easy monetary policy, a roaring bull market and a recovery in real estate, becoming a millionaire by the time we retire is fast becoming the rule, rather than the exception.
For those of you who combined your household net worth to see where you stand, so sorry. At the same time, not everybody can find someone they love, hence why I initially created a per person chart.
It would be presumptuous to assume we can all live in marital bliss. Further, not everybody is even allowed to get married thanks to the government telling us who we can and cannot be with. Not every couple can be above average. But every couple can certainly try. Meanwhile, there are probably plenty of buy one get one free specials too.
The economies of scale are everywhere for couples. Given both sexes are equal, it is only logical to conclude that both spouses study hard in school, work, save, and invest for the future before and after meeting each other. One simply has to double the amounts in my above average person net worth chart to get to the Equality Net Worth chart.
Some of you argue that men and women are not equal and will therefore disagree with how high the figures are in the Equality Net Worth chart.
If they are not equal in your country please share in the comments section why. Meanwhile, some of you will argue that the figures are too low because there are tremendous financial synergies in a relationship.
Independence is a core part of Americana, except for grown adults who still live with their parents. Discrimination and sexism is wrong therefore I am a strong proponent of the Equality Net Worth method.
Given the government is predominantly made up of men, one can assume the government is showing sexism towards women. The inference is that women cannot have a lucrative career and be a mother at the same time.
Of course there are tremendous benefits of having a stay at home spouse take care of the kids. Your children get more love from the person you trust the most, you save on daycare costs, and more.
But for goodness sake, let the American people decide whether one spouse should stay at home or not. If you love the government, are very traditional, and believe one spouse should probably stay at home, then you are a proponent of the Government Taxation Net Worth method.
Put it differently, you believe the wife is worth just What you are really upset about is the revelation of your own beliefs. Have some milk and cookies as I promise not to aggravate your nerves further. The Financial Samurai Net Worth method provides a recognition there are financial synergies for being a couple.
At the same time, the Financial Samurai method denounces government policies to its core for its sexist and discriminatory ways.
Besides the ludicrous The government should treat everyone equally and not pick and choose who gets to thrive and who gets to suffer. I am a strong believer that each spouse should save and invest as an independent man or woman.
Breakups happen all the time so it is imperative we count on nobody, not even the present love of our lives for financial survival. At the same time, there is no need to have double the property size presumably because a couple is sharing a room, a kitchen, a bathroom, a living room, a dining room, a garage, and a backyard.
They develop the optionality for one spouse to retire or find a different career that may not pay as much if so desired. Just the fact that you are reading this article means you are serious about supercharging your finances for a better life. Now you will have some clear financial goals as a couple.
Give your savings and investments some time to compound. Before Personal Capital, I had to log into eight different systems to track 35 different accounts brokerage, multiple banks, K, etc to track my finances. Now I can just log into Personal Capital to see how my stock accounts are doing, how my net worth is progressing, and where my spending is going.Feb 05, · There is a chart making the rounds lately, that claims the dollar lost % of it value since One of Ron Paul's fav talking points.
Though technically true in a very narrow sense, if you look at average incomes during the same period, it is clear why this is deceptive. The essay by Mike Rose made me really think about the purpose of education schools have to offer us.
He talks about how a basic exam can determine your whole life; it made me really think about how accurate these tests really are.
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I Just Wanna Be Average Words | 25 Pages “I Just Wanna Be Average" MIKE ROSE Mike Rose is anything but average: he has published poetry, scholarly research, a textbook, and two widely praised books on education in America.