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Stop Being Cheap and Invest In Yourself

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Battling Shopping Addiction: Conquering Thrift Stores… And Failing

One of my friends wanted to help me with my shopping problem. We had endless conversations about the causes and motivations, and, of course, the guilt behind my spending habits or unfullfilled financial goals. One day she said to me “I think I figured you out. You enjoy the process of shopping, not necessarily the …

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How a 60 Minutes documentary on homelessness completely changed me

Last Sunday I got exceedingly mad at myself, and disturbed, and disappointed with who I have become. When this emotional turbulence happened, I was watching 60 Minutes. I will go ahead and blame this show for my screwed up Sunday night. The show featured a story about homeless families living out of their cars. The …

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