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Two Ways I Tried Living Without Buying (for a month)

As promised, I will tell a bit about with my struggle to practice creative activities instead of consumptive ones. In my last post, I said “The problem is that in American culture today, we wrongly place consuming as at the top of the hierarchy as though consuming food, entertainment, pleasure, is what will make us the happiest.” 1,205 more words

Philosophy

Efficient Stimuli

In 2009, the federal government implemented a program called Cash for Clunkers. This program was a stimulus package with the aim of increasing expenditures on new automobiles by way of subsidy. 571 more words

Business Ethics

Dollah, Dollah Bills, Ya'll

Money sucks. I wish I could take all of my bills — not that there’s many — and just burn them, knowing that they won’t matter anymore. 1,056 more words

Op-ed

CALIFORNIA DEATH ROW RUNS OUT OF CELLS

LAT: “With no executions in nearly a decade and newly condemned men arriving each month, the nation’s largest death row has run out of room. Warning that there is little time to lose, Gov. 72 more words

Politics

Why we have combined finances, and how we decided to do it

There is always a lot of chatter about couples combining finances. To us, we really didn’t have a plan or a long, drawn out talk about it, we just did it and after a few months of small growing pains, it’s worked seamlessly. 520 more words

Money

2015 Financial Goals: Q1 Update

Three months (25%) into the year and how have we all been doing in terms of the financial goals we’ve set out at the beginning of the year? 311 more words

Personal Finance

Weekend To Do List - Update

I had a quite the to-do list on Saturday, let’s see how we did:

Costco run to stock up on boring things – DONE! 541 more words

Updates