Monthly Archives: October 2011

The International Day of Protest at Occupy Seattle

Please note: This was also posted on Verity Credit Union’s Our Voices blog. The views are my own. Last Saturday, October 15th, protests occurred worldwide. Not all were focused on the subject of Occupying Wall Street (some nations are still … Continue reading

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The Revolution Begins

The first two times I visited the Occupy Seattle protests, I walked through, smiled at people, and read the signs. I listened and absorbed what was happening around me. Both of those times were during daylight hours, and things seemed … Continue reading

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Losing a Visionary

“Do what you love,” Steve Jobs implored in his commencement address to Stanford’s 2005 graduating class. He died earlier today, and it’s surreal. One of my friends said, “Wait, wasn’t he supposed to live forever?” He was a visionary, and he … Continue reading

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The 99%

On Saturday, I stopped by the Occupy Seattle protest that’s arisen to support the revolution occurring on Wall St in NYC. I’m energized by the idea, and my heart cries out, “YES! We must do this together!” What is happening here is that people … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy is Imperative

Financial literacy is the ability to understand finance. More specifically, it refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions through their understanding of finances. Wikipedia The PBS production Frontline: College, Inc. (available on … Continue reading

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