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Although Warren Buffett is only half serious as he gives his 30 second explanation on how to fix the national deficit, he is also 100% correct. The true mark of brilliance is powerful simplicity.
On October 23rd, 2011 I did a podcast on the Occupy Wall Street movement. One of the solutions my guests and I talked about was a systematic removal of public money from the big banks. On November 5th, that’s exactly what the public did. The below article talks about the results of November 5th, and to my amazement, shows data that people had already started to move their money away from big banks. More and more money is getting moved to the small local banks and credit unions.
If you missed my Occupy Wall Street podcast, it’s available here:
This article on the ING Blog points out two of the most important factors to consider when buying happiness. The first is that money in the bank isn’t unused and shouldn’t be thought of as available to spend. You’re far better off to consider it already spent on buying peace of mind. The second is when you do spend personal money, spend it on experiences, not things. Buying stuff tends to be anti-climactic, but spending money on a great experience is a lasting joy.
This article points out a growing body of medical research at leading universities and government laboratories that shows sugar to be addictive just like a drug. These strange findings are as interesting as they are disturbing.
That’s it for now… Go make it happen!