Category Archives: Money

Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

Big decisions can be agonizingly difficult because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are. Continue reading

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VIDEO: The happy secret to better work

VIDEO: “Does success make us happy? Maybe not. In fact, maybe it’s the other way around. In this terrific talk, Shawn Achor shows that happiness actually inspires productivity. ” Continue reading

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VIDEO: Good Life Project with Leo Babauta on Bad Habits and Massive Results

VIDEO: Good Life Project with Leo Babauta on Bad Habits and Massive Results. Continue reading

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VIDEO: What makes us feel good about our work?

“What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work.” Continue reading

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5 Essential Concepts You Need to Understand Before Retirement Planning

5 Essential Concepts You Need to Understand Before Retirement Planning. Understanding basic financial concepts. inflation; compound interest; employer matching; tax on retirement savings; risk diversification. Continue reading

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VIDEO: The power of time off

Think vacations and time off are a total waste? Think again. This is a great TED Talk for those who believe they can find better success staying put and working than by taking time off to rejuvenate.
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3S BEYOND 50 – Its not about retirement!

Robert Cullen’s 3S is an approach to a balanced life. We need 3 things for a fulfilling life: Success, Significance and Satisfaction. 3S BEYOND 50 offers guidance and a framework to achieve Success, Significance and Satisfaction beyond 50. Continue reading

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8 Ways to Get More Happiness for Your Money (Part I)

“If money doesn’t make you happy, then you probably aren’t spending it right,” says research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Read and find out how to spend money right so you get more happiness bangs for your bucks. You’ll be surprised. Continue reading

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Part II – 8 Ways to Get More Happiness for Your Money

“If money doesn’t make you happy, then you probably aren’t spending it right,” says an article in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

So what is right? “8 Ways to Get More Happiness for Your Money (Part II)”, continues from where Part I left off, in discussing how we can increase the happiness we get from spending money.
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