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Money Matters: Wants, Desires, Urges, Feelings and Decisions

**Post by guest blogger Chris Kingsley**

Human beings are complicated creatures. To borrow from Bono, we move in mysterious ways. The phrase knowledge is power is a popular one, especially in the education system, but most of us with much life experience are intimately familiar with how little power our knowledge often has in affecting our decisions.… Read the rest

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Living Simply Can Easily Become Complicated



It all started when I wanted to find a recipe for homemade chocolate pudding.  I did what any savvy mom would do, and I went to pinterest.

mistake #1.

After a few hours (yes, I’m pretty sure it was hoursplural – the house was quiet, everyone was in bed, it had been a long day, and pinterest was my stiff drink to polish off the night.  … Read the rest

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Money Matters: Decision Management


Gretchen wrote a great article last week on some of our family’s endeavors to simplify our lives more. While this certainly isn’t the first time that we’ve gotten simpler living in our blood, my hope is that our renewed motivation will lead to some concrete steps that eliminate some sources of stress in our lives.… Read the rest

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