Even Throwing Away Money Can Offer Insights

I was surprised by how strong a reaction I had to finding a five-dollar bill in my recycling. Throwing away money, no matter how small an amount, feels sacreligious. But like all emotional shocks and challenges, it offered valuable insight.

Social Class and Bread

Bread and dough are slang for money and those who support their households are called breadwinners. In ancient Rome the shade of ones bread indicated their social status.

How to Break "Bad" Money Habits

Tax season is the time when money is most on our minds, and a good time to make improvements in our relationship with money. There are some simple steps to follow to change our ways with money, familiar steps that we use when we want to change other behaviors.

A Life-affirming Investment

Subtle shifts in our inner relationship with money can bring profound changes in our lives.

I Wondered If He Still Knew What Money Was

Sometimes giving money is the means of a human exchange.

The Garden Provides More Than Food

In my personal economics, my vegetable garden provides much more than food.