Three Documentaries on Poverty in America to Change Your Perspective

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Have you ever had one of those days… When you feel a little down about your money situation? When you feel less positive about reaching big financial goals? Or envious of the career or income of someone around you? I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there at least once – felt that sense of self-doubt that everyone else is doing well and you’re just getting by. After all,...

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Being poor in North America

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I was introduced recently to an article by John Scalzi on being poor.  If you have not read it yet, go and read it because my comments will make little sense otherwise.  (Then come back and continue reading this blog!) Photo Credit: D Sharon Pruitt via Flickr As I read the article, two things struck me. First, I felt a bit uncomfortable.  I do a lot of the things on his list of statements and...

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