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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.

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My neighbors are rich. The state I live in is richer, too … or maybe less more.

Since a whole lot of people have decided to invest in Twitter, my neighbor … there are a lot more rich people.

There are now more than 1,600 new millionaires in/near San Francisco. Lots of people who work in the City live in the South Bay … near me.

The co-founders of Twitter. Ev Williams and Jack Dorsey have become billionaires. That’s a lot of zeroes!

And because all these new rich people are in a higher tax bracket … California will see $479,000,000 more in income taxes paid.

Daddy says thank you to all those people outside of California who invested, although he doesn’t really think he will be paying less taxes.

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It also means that land prices will go up. More people have more money to get what they want.

(We already have a house that we could sell for more money, but it would cost us too much to get another.) Boy is this confusing for little girls.

I just want to make sure the price of My Little Pony toy packs don’t go up.

Or … maybe I can sell mine for more money than we paid and take the extra cash and and …

Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.


Bill Belew

Professional Blogger, social media marketer, professor of marketing, Christian and dad.

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