Seriously, have millennials ever listened to the lyrics to the “Friends” theme song? It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month Or even your year…. People were more conscientious about following through on plans, but sometimes they fell through anyway.
We stood astride the dating scene like young, virile, sexy-but-honorable beasts of the wild kingdom and — I’m sorry but I could not finish this sentence because I’m laughing too hard to hit the appropriate keys on my laptop. My actual memory of dating in the 1990s is that while there was a lot of good, there was also a lot of bad and a fair amount of ugly.
I detailed the way in which oblivious savers think that they are investing their hard-earned money in online trading sites that offer the promise of potentially huge payouts, purportedly with little risk attached.
The companies involved encourage people to make apparently simple bets on whether a share, a currency, a commodity or even Bitcoin will rise or fall in value.
The lack of cell phones also enabled guys to break up in an elongated fashion by simply not calling, then ignoring their answering machine, and finally having an awkward coffee explaining how busy they were going to be at work.
A prudent proportion might choose to hold it in a bank account, where it can’t be grown but also won’t trickle away.
A more ballsy subset of people – perhaps those who think of themselves as savvy, financially aware and a little bit opportunistic – might ponder ways to increase that handy sum. Obviously, savings accounts and ISAs don’t offer returns to speak of these days.
Property is basically out of financial reach and prices of everything from groceries to holidays are rising as the pound lingers near multi-year lows.
Cox has two older sisters, Virginia and Dorothy, and an older brother, Richard, Jr.
Her parents divorced in 1974 and her mother then married businessman Hunter Copeland (uncle to music promoter and business manager Ian Copeland).