6 Life Lessons – Water Shortage – Have The Write Stuff?

Financial wake-up callSix Funny Life Lessons: Six life lessons told in fable form:

A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, “I’ll give you $800 to drop that towel.” After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob.

After a few seconds, Bob hands her $800 dollars and leaves. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. When she gets to the bathroom, her husband asks,

“Who was that?” “It was Bob the next door neighbor,” she replies. “Great!” the husband says, “Did he say anything about the $800 he owes me?”

Moral of the story:

If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your (significant other) in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure.

I Can Fix the Water “Shortage” in Five Minutes: An interesting post about the cost of water and why we probably don’t pay enough for our home water.

Do you have the “Write Stuff?”: Think you have a good idea on how to teach children 4 – 7 how to save money?

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