Happy Day of YOU, Divas!!!
Yep, you read that right. For those that don’t know, March 8th is designated as International Women’s Day. Depending on where you are located, the day may have a different significance in your region. Some designate it as a way to celebrate, honor and show respect to women and the role they play in their families and community. For some it’s a time to the economic, political and social achievements of women.
It’s very common for a person that is experiencing financial hardship to refer to themselves as being “broke” – meaning not having any money on hand.
Ever wonder where this terminology came from? Many banks in post-Renaissance Europe issued small, porcelain “borrower’s tiles” to their creditworthy customers. Like credit cards, these tiles were imprinted with the owner’s name, his credit limit, and the name of the bank. Each time the customer wanted to borrow money,