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Shopping + Emotions

According to Heather Gilmore, a writer for The Dollar Stretcher, “Emotions can lead to the desire to shop or, on the other hand, shopping can lead to emotions. Shopping can be prompted by sadness, grief, loss, insecurity, guilt, and excitement.” Shopping can create a pleasurable experience making people want to experience the “high” again. The […]

The Bad News About America’s Debt Limit

The Daily Treasury Statement for March 13, 2015 was the first to show the federal debt closing the day at $18,112,975,000,000. Listen carefully. Every Daily Treasury Statement since then has reported the same thing: the debt closing the day at $18,112,975,000,000. That is about $25 million below the current legal debt limit set by Congress. In other […]

Part 4 — Are you caught in a financial stronghold: Anxiety?

By Chuck Bentley Strongholds are false beliefs and bad philosophies. These happen frequently when it comes to money.  Worry is a financial stronghold that affects every single one of us, and certainly some more than others. Worry is a feeling of anxiety or unease about future uncertainties. It is that feeling you get when your […]

Part 2 — Are you caught in a financial stronghold: Selfishness?

By Chuck Bentley Strongholds are false beliefs and bad philosophies. These happen frequently when it comes to money. One financial stronghold that is hard to identify in ourselves yet is such a powerful negative influence in our lives is selfishness. Selfishness Selfishness is living with an attitude and view of the world that everything must […]

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