In my ten years of living on a sailboat, a typical bad day was a dragging anchor, a ripped sail, and our toddler throwing a vital tool overboard. At sea as on land, it always happened in three's. That chapter in my life impressed certain truths upon me, and although many of them were elicited from a sea or boat-related experience, the underlying moral of the story applies equally well to my life on land today. I now find these truths to be self-evident.
We don’t have to relive our financial mistakes. We can learn from them and make conscious choices to be masters of our money and our lives.
I often hear familiar themes with respect to money, and it finally dawned on me to start asking women what lessons they would want to pass along to younger women, including their own daughters, about money.