Posts Tagged ‘most’

“I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines…. Cultivate curiosity and strive to become a little wiser every day.” -Charlie Munger

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Why Not?

Posted: April 11, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“Most people know what they should do. The question is why don’t they do it?” -Lori Gottlieb

Here in the U.S., the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates that anxiety affects 40 million adults – that’s 18% of the entire population. Anxiety is now the most common mental illness in the country.

Product innovation oriented around anxiety (encompassing stress, mood, and sleep) spans nearly 30 different categories, including chocolate, yogurt, air fresheners, fabric conditioners, and skincare.

The more products we buy to treat anxiety, the more we’ll think about our anxiety…  And that’s not healthy.” -The Crux

“The married couple of 20 years is just a step away from financial disaster….

Millions of over-leveraged consumers – who can’t distinguish between a ‘want’ and a ‘need’, refuse to live within their means, require a certain standard of living, and use most of their available credit without knowing when or how they’ll pay it off – are a big credit risk. They live on the edge of default….

Inevitably, irresponsible lending always leads to a bust….  Credit-card debt is growing so fast, it’s even outpacing strong wage growth….

Trouble is brewing… It’s only a matter of time before this recklessness blows up.” -Bill McGilton

“Home ownership is viewed as the most coveted part of the American dream, but nearly two-thirds of millennial homeowners (63%) expressed regrets about their current home purchase – the highest share of any generation….  Homeowners (18%) cited unexpected maintenance or hidden costs as their biggest pain point, with a quarter of millennial homeowners indicating this as their top regret.” -Bankrate

Important You

Posted: February 3, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The most important commodity to you is yourself.” -Red Steagall

“When we look at the world and try to make some sense of it, one of the most basic and crucial distinctions we all make—usually with-out even realizing it—is the difference between purposeful action versus mindless behavior.” -Robert Murphy