Supply. What’s its source? My colleague Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California, posted a thoughtful blog that originally appeared on Communities Digital News. Eric writes:
When I was in high school, I remember one night sitting down at the kitchen table with my dad. “I want to show you something,” he said, reaching into his wallet and pulling out a check for one million dollars. As I was catching my breath, he explained that even though the check was made out to him, it was not ours to spend, at least not all of it. He had just been contracted by the U.S. Government to build a post office and this was mostly an advance to cover startup costs.
As amazed as I was to be staring at such a large sum of money, I was even more surprised to hear what Dad said next. Rather than schooling me on the ways and means of microeconomics, as might have been expected, he encouraged me instead to consider a more enlightened view of finances.
Read more from Eric Nelson’s blog.