Lately, I’ve been thinking of a lot about my goals. I’ve decided that the goal of becoming a young millionaire pales in comparison to becoming a generous giver. Since I’m neither of those things right now, I figured I would get a bit of assistance on my giving goal by reaching out to someone I admire.
Allison Kade, Editorial Director at Fabric, joins me today to talk about how and why she has given away 10% of her income to charity for the past 7 years. She believes that charitable giving provides you the opportunity to create positive and lasting change in your community, your country and with society at large.
I agree with her and I’m inspired. This is a goal I can get behind.
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As we’re out and about enjoying the holidays this year, we will more than likely interact with someone in the service industry. We may be served by a waitress, greeted by a host or checked out by a cashier.
These folks are hustling to pay their bills and hopefully, they will make enough to have a happy holiday with their family. Unfortunately, these positions are some of the lowest paying jobs in the US. The average waiter or waitress in the US makes around $20,000 per year.
While we can’t easily change the landscape of the service industry, we sure can give back to our neighbors who are working hard during the holidays.
As a small gesture of thanks and paying it forward, my wife and I are planning on giving two random $100 tips to someone in the service industry this year. Rockstar Finance has already joined in on the fun by supplying us with $100 for the effort! We’re hoping you will join us too.
We’re calling it #BigTipTuesday! Here’s how it’ll go in 5 easy and fun steps:
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I only have one life and I want to make the most of it. For me, that means following my driving desire to give my family the best I possibly can.
Financial prosperity is an incredible gift that I can leave my kids for sure. They will take the knowledge, assets, and example we’ve given them to further strengthen our family tree in the future. That would unquestionably be a successful life in my book.
Lately though, I feel like I’ve been neglecting a major piece of the family prosperity puzzle: Charitable Giving.
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