Theoretically, it can be done. So why isn't anyone undertaking this plan?
Perhaps the biggest decision the winners will face is where to spend the rest of their days.
Corporate policy or business etiquette may determine whether employees give gifts to a supervisor.
This time of year may require some work on the side. If you're resourceful, you can find it.
Should a tip be considered a reward for good or excellent service at a sit-down restaurant? Or is it something you should always do?
Maybe it really does take every dime to make ends meet. Or maybe you're not holding yourself accountable.
How is it that a quarter-million dollars of income has come to represent the dividing line between the middle class and the wealthy?
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