In 1993, Tim Burton’s famous animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas was released and has since developed something of a cult following. Despite its nearly 25-year tenure, the story of Jack Skellington’s desire to spread Christmas cheer instead of Halloween fear, remains essential Halloween viewing for many.
If you’re lucky, maybe a family member or close friend started you a savings account at a young age. Perhaps birthdays and holidays involved account contributions or a parent encouraged you to save half of your babysitting money and spend the other half. For many people, however, this isn’t the case.
As summer fades to fall, September brings us the second equinox of the year on September 22, 2017. This date marks the official beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. On the other side of the globe, however, the Southern Hemisphere will experience the vernal, or Spring equinox, on the same day.