Review of the Stash Investment App

Review of the Stash Investment App

For years, I’ve wanted to try investing in stocks, but have always been too low on funds to make the leap. Then, I stumbled across an app called Stash. With just $5 and the Stash app, you can invest in ETFs or Exchange-Traded Funds. ETFs are investments –...
Something I Said I’d Never Do

Something I Said I’d Never Do

Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty & the Beast were released when I was a kid. I loved all three movies. I dreamed of swimming under the ocean just like Ariel, and I crushed on Aladdin. But Belle…she was my favorite, the one I identified...
Where I Thought I’d Be

Where I Thought I’d Be

Sir Ken Robinson said “If you ask middle-aged and older people if they are doing exactly what they had in mind when they were in high school, very few say they are. The lives we create a the result of all sorts of currents and crosscurrents, most of which we...
What I’m Addicted To

What I’m Addicted To

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. Addiction is a deep blue vein in my father’s arm of the family. I realized this when I saw the ugly effect it could have on a person and the people around them. So, I vowed at one point to never let addiction take over...
What I Miss About Childhood

What I Miss About Childhood

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. I miss the optimism of childhood, when anything seemed possible. I always loved writing, but imagining how my future would be, I also wanted to be an artist and own a castle and ride horses, and that uninhibited belief that...
Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. I think I’ve started blogging 5 or 6 times throughout my life. I truly started back when LiveJournal was a big thing. What was that? 2000? 2001? Then, I discovered WordPress.com and stayed there for a little while. After I...