Cutting down on transit costs

transit costs, transportation, saving money
When my parents were feeling the money pinch, they decided to sell their car.  Good financial move right?  It netted them $8000 and they didn’t have a vehicle eating up gas and insurance money any more.  Well, not so good actually.  They blew through the money in a month or two and now have to spend several hours walking to and from grocery stores and medical appointments. Photo Credit: DennisM2...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Access over ownership

daily life, generation X, generation Y, ownership, sharing economy
Millenials, the demographic cohort that followed Generation X, are a much maligned bunch.  Also sometimes known as “Generation Y”, millenials were born between approximately 1982 and 2000, with slight fluctuations depending on country of origin.  Each generation in human history has been noted for displaying certain values, trends or characteristics, and millenials are no different.  They...

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Posted in: Philosophy

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