Why would most of us drive 20 minutes out of our way to save $5 on a $15 calculator, but not drive the same distance to save $5 on a $125 jacket? $5 is $5, right?
Archives for December 2015
When travelling with luggage, we often pack way more than we should with stuff that we thought we would need but don’t end up using. This extra stuff takes up space and adds extra weight that is a burden to carry for the trip (especially if your luggage is a backpack that you actually have to carry with you, and is not on wheels). Similarly, in our everyday lives we often buy things that we rarely use, but do take up space and often create a future burden (i.e. debt) that we have to carry around with us.
More is better. At least that society tells us. Expensive vacations, upscale restaurants, weddings, country club memberships, expensive homes, home renovations, second homes, designer clothes, motorcycles, watches, boats, luxury cars, second cars, designer clothes, the new iPhone, the new Macbook, the new Apple TV…The list could go on and on with endless wants.
On May 31st, 2015 at 3 PM, I jumped out of an airplane.
What do a Mexican fisherman and a little Italian restaurant in Thailand have in common? No this is not a cheesy joke. Let’s explore…