Tag Archive: consumerism

You Will Not Find Lasting Happiness By Seeking More, But By Wanting Less

Recently, I wrote about how happiness is a lack of want. I even came up with a really good quote for myself “You will not find lasting happiness by having more and more, but by wanting less and less.” This is something that I feel warrants further discussion. I have researched and found that peak happiness …

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Earned $61 Million Playing In The NBA – Now Has Only $3,000

How does someone earn $61 million dollars over 16 years end up having only $3,000 in the bank? (Hmm, sounds just like a whole bunch of lottery winners.) It happens to nearly everyone who gets rich quickly but doesn’t learn the wealth mentality. It happened to former NBA player Joe Smith. Smith began his professional …

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I Earn $500,000 Per Year & I’m Broke…

    “People are stuck on this treadmill, working, working, working. They make $250,000, $500,000 a year and they don’t know where their money is going. They don’t have any savings. It is true but ridiculous.” So the latest main stream media article that I read was all about how high-income earners in the Washington D.C. area …

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How Do YOU Compare To The Average American, Financially?

Are you above or below the average American? I am often spending time reading about finances, as financial independence is my goal. The best information is found on personal blogs, but I sometimes stray to the MSM personal finance sites to see what is going on. I often regret it as it is full of …

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Does Your Personality Affect Your Income and How Much You Save? I Found Out. Kinda.

  Did you know your personality can be linked to how much you make as well as how much of that you are able to keep? Many people have taken the Myers-Briggs personality test. If you haven’t HERE is a link to take the test for free, it will only take a few minutes and …

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What Stuff Can’t You Live Without? How much is enough?

So many people in the Western world are surrounded by STUFF. Big stuff, little stuff, stuff to sit on, stuff that looks good, stuff to play with, and tons of stuff they forgot they even owned. All this stuff cost them a fortune. Look around at all your stuff! Ok, I’m kinda sounding like a …

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