Viewing entries tagged with 'money'
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 20 Dec 2016
You will be surprised to know that according to American traditions, the bride's family pays for the wedding! Well, not for all of it, but for the biggest part for sure. If you are a father of a daughter, be prepared to pay for the engagement party, the entire reception
Posted in in Life in Chicago on 19 May 2016
Chicago has so many interesting places to see, but this one is definitely a convenient place to see even if you are a tourist and you have all your time already planned.
Posted in in American Culture by Brandie on 28 Apr 2015
Money: it can be saved, spent, 'blown,' and it can be budgeted. Americans like to do the same thing with their time. We plan our time carefully, giving the majority of our time to those people or things that we think deserve it the most. We hate blowing our time away, just like we hate blowing our money away (to 'blow it away' means to waste it). We never want to waste our time. We also budget (schedule) our time carefully, even for casual social gatherings. Let's say I'm having some friends over for a casual evening at my apartment. As an American, I will have a mental schedule of how the evening should go...
Posted in in Business Careers by Author - Sandra Alvillar on 29 Aug 2013
The decision to go to college or to go straight into a job out of high school weighs heavily on many students’ minds. There are very strong arguments on both sides.
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Erik Nelson on 17 Dec 2012
SOLEX ESL teacher Erik and his students came up with some great money saving tips. If you are an international student in the US, you definitely will want to read these suggestions! They’re useful for your life in Chicago…and many other major cities.