Commenting on a post from Consciously Frugal about how television watching affects our spending habits--and not in the usual ways I always thought of.
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Two months ago, I put together a small collection of positive quotations for the recession and received a great deal of interest from people looking for inspiration, motivation, or just a happy moment in a world that seems increasingly bent on delivering bad news. So to follow up and spread some cheer, I've put together another … Continue reading More Motivational Quotes for a Bad Economy
About 6 months ago to the day, my wife and I made the decision that money was leaking out in too many places. We couldn't plug the holes because we couldn't find them. We needed a quick method of understanding where our money was going without having to stare at long reports. That's when we … Continue reading Hungry for Spending? 8 Reasons to Try a Cash-Only Diet
How often have your heard about how bad things are going in the last month or so? I hear it everywhere I go. Every meeting with a client or colleague, every get-together with friends, and every informal chat with family is filled with references and discussions about the bad economy, job uncertainty, the stock market plunge, and … Continue reading 11 Ways to Stay Positive in a Bad Economy
Things are busy on the home front as I get geared up for my move this weekend. In alignment with my blog goal for this week, I would like to share a collection of positive quotes that can be just what the doctor ordered in this economy. Please enjoy: "When the winds of change blow, … Continue reading Recession Buster: A Collection of Positive Quotations
The last week ended, rather unfortunately, with a number of important people in my life being laid off from their jobs. I've decided to write a short piece today dealing with the emotional side of layoffs, for the person leaving, their closest family and friends, and those remaining at the office to deal with the … Continue reading The Emotional Impact of a Layoff
Considering some of the good things that come with unemployment, and how it differs from other traumatic financial events.