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Buying Happiness

Created on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: simple saving, money management, smart spending, buying happiness, mind and money
... things, making life more enjoyable and meaningful. (1) Federal Reserve Bulletin, Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2007 to 2010: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances. Federal Reserve ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Financial Fitness, Buying Happiness, Fun Finance, That’s So Money, Blogger Interview
You know the only thing that makes me sad when I read these inspiring posts of people getting out of debt, or paying off their mortgage by the time they’re 35, or other amazing accomplishments? The part ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Financial Fitness, Buying Happiness, Social Wealth
Stuff happens—and you never know when it will. I like doing charity rides on my bicycle, so this spring I started training for the Trek Across Maine. A few weeks before the event, I was in a large group ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Financial Fitness, Buying Happiness, Mind And Money, Simple Living, That’s So Money
Nicole Ouellette and Alice Kaiserian are monthly contributors to the Wealth Gathering blog with a column we like to call ‘That’s So Money.’ Think of this blog as combining personal finance and social media ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Behavioral Economics, Money & Meaning, Financial Fitness, Buying Happiness, Mind And Money
There’s nothing like a good buzzword. Here’s one that’s more valuable than you think: behavioral economics. It holds a surprising answer to why, despite all good intentions, careful planning and firm resolve, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 / Financial Fitness Blog
Tags: Buying Happiness, Money & Meaning
You’ve probably heard it said that money doesn’t buy happiness. Is this true? Actually, there is a connection between money and happiness—but it’s not what you might think. Today’s blog is a roundup summary ... [ +++ ]