Alcohol + Money = Nothing Good
Banks don’t serve liquor on their premises, and more likely than not will not allow you to withdraw all your funds, if you looked drunk (although I could be wrong), yet there are bank branches (ATM machines) in bars, isn’t that an interesting dichotomy? Maybe it’s not a dichotomy, maybe it’s more of an ironic idea?
Advice to Future University Students
It is the magical Back to School season so many of my compatriots in the Personal Finance Blog world have taken it upon themselves to pass on sage advice to the future leaders of our world. The advice given is very good and I wish someone had told me some of this advice before I started off at University, but then again, I most likely wouldn’t have listened (after all I was much smarter back then).
Always Buy the First Round
When I had just turned 18, I went out to a Tavern for the first time with a group of guys I knew from my C.E.G.E.P.. All these guys were a little older and were much more worldly than I was when it came to the art and science of drinking.
One guy had worked in James Bay on the Hydro project in the mid 70′s and he knew about life. I confided with him that I had never been out “with the guys” drinking, and he gave me some very good advice.