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How To Be Freed From the “Good Life” Trap

Ah, the good life – beginning each and every day by shuffling barefoot out to the beach, just a few steps from your back door. There’s nothing to do (ever), and not a single care in the world belongs to you.
 
Sounds amazing, right? Who doesn’t want the good life? Except it doesn’t exist, at least not according to the way this world defines it.

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Wanna Buy A Pig-In-A-Poke?

When impulse buyers went shopping in the Middle Ages, they often ended up with a “pig-in-a-poke.” It made them wish they had practiced some patience and self-control. 

Today, we’re not doing much better.

Is it possible to make regular, reasoned and calculated money choices? Can that little whisper telling us to “buy now” ever be silenced?

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A Foundation of Joy

“I wasn’t feeling the reward anymore.” That’s how Joan Donnell recalls the work running her family’s foundation. “Actually, some bitterness had grown,” she recalls.

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