Congratulations, graduates! Now, let's get real!
June 5, 2021
After a lifetime of screwing up and observing screw-ups, no one will have to pay for my friendly advice.
I know you're 18 and fired up for this whole new world of being on your own, but it isn't as easy at it looks.
So, here are a few tips:
1. Life is hard work!
Damn, is it ever!
You're not going to be the bank president in your first job. If you are, you have a rich old man or a generously rich uncle.
So, scratch that idea.
And if you're stacking grocery shelves or working a factory job, work hard.
There's always room for advancement.
And if you happen to be a parent within a ye...