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Investing Money In Happiness

It turns out money can buy happiness, after all—sometimes. Having a good income and the security of money invested for the future don’t insure happiness, of course. They do, however, give us a foundation that can make it easier to find happiness. Part of the secret to using money to foster happiness is knowing what […]

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Getting Better With Age

How old is “old?” I don’t know exactly, but after my recent birthday I can say that it’s much older than 58. My 12-year-old son told me, “Dad, I’ve always thought of people who are over 60 as being really old. I don’t think of you as really old, so guess I will need to […]

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Do You Value Your Time? Thank an Entrepreneur.

This morning I got up at 6:30 am. I took a hot shower, turned on the sprinkler to water the lawn, cooked an omelet for breakfast, put the dishes in the dishwasher, read The Wall Street Journal on my iPad while I enjoyed a cup of espresso, and answered five questions from my staff and […]

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“You Live Where?”

Since North Dakota is in North America, then South Dakota ought to be in South America. At least that seemed logical to one of my friends, back in kindergarten when she was just beginning to learn there was such a thing as geography. Maybe she wasn’t the only one to use that logic. When I […]

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True Happiness: Married, Middle Class, No Kids

There is a great posting of a speech given by Christopher Munsey of the Monitor on the American Psychological Association blog that’s worth a read.  Here are three tidbits from the posting I found interesting: It’s not marriage that makes you happy, it’s happy marriage that makes you happy. Marriage seems to buy you a decade or more […]

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