The problem with stuff

In short, I have too much of it. You see, I was brought up from an early age to believe that more things (owning more stuff)¬†meant more¬†happiness. In the short term that always proved to be true, or at least it felt that way. But as I’m learning, that thinking was wrong. I was fortunate […]

Why do you save?

When I was very young my grandparents opened a “Passbook” savings account for me and my older brother. I don’t recall the amount but it wasn’t so much about the cash as it was the concept. The idea – though it was likely lost on me at the age of 5 – was in order […]