Tag Archives: practical wisdom

Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites by YPG Blog

Brain Bites are “now and then” morsels regarding trends, statistics, and interesting ephemera in personal economics.

These tasty tidbits help maintain your edge over an unpredictable future.  Think of them as cerebral snacks for the hungry mind!  Continue reading Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites – Issue 13

Brain Bites – Issue 13

Brain Bites by YPG Blog

Brain Bites are “now and then” updates regarding trends, statistics, and interesting info-bites in personal economics.

These tasty tidbits help maintain your edge over an unpredictable future.  Think of them as cerebral snacks for the hungry mind!  Continue reading Brain Bites – Issue 13

It’s not all about you.

It’s not all about you.

It's not all about you

Adam Smith (1723–1790) was a brilliant, if not eccentric, Scottish economist, philosopher, and psychologist all rolled into one.

Smith explained why, despite our selfish feelings, an internal voice helps us be more sensitive to the needs of others.  Continue reading It’s not all about you.

Don’t suffer your way to wisdom.

Don’t suffer your way to wisdom.

Don't suffer your way to wisdom

Humorist Will Rogers once said, “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

But acquiring wisdom solely by experience has a psychological price.  Is learning life’s lessons “the hard way”… the only way?  Continue reading Don’t suffer your way to wisdom.