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Upgrading or just Upsizing

We live in a a very “Keeping up with the Jones’s” type of society. People waiting in line for hours for the newest iPhone and beating each other up over Black Friday sales. 579 more words

6 Yard Sale Essentials for Success

You’ve already done the hard part of sorting through your stuff figuring out what you no longer want.  Now, it’s time to cash in.  You only need a few essential items to turn those unwanted items into cold hard cash. 577 more words


Money doesn't make you happy...does it?

Warning: Ramblings Ahead.

I’m getting better with money, but I can safely say that I probably don’t save it like I should be. I tend to indulge in things, mostly food, that are unnecessary.  424 more words



A new way of living?

I’m always interested in new ways of thinking about and doing things.

Lately I’ve been reading about minimalism and not in the art or design sense, but in terms of a lifestyle choice. 221 more words


Does size matter?

Why do we buy into the “bigger is better’ mantra so pervasive in the media? What is so seductive about a bathroom the size of a bedroom, a family vehicle the size of a mobile home, a single-serve pizza that used to feed a couple, or even a family? 193 more words

Where's the World Headed & the Rise of Cities, a Quickie

Scotland recently came close to pulling out of Great Britain. What’s that about? As the day of the vote drew near I’d see stories on the theme: If Scotland goes, what next? 477 more words



These days, debt is the great anchor/mill stone/weight around the neck of every one of us.  We can point our finger at corporations, the media, popular culture, or even our families for not teaching us any better.  547 more words

Consume Less