The Transformational Conversation: Consumerism as Religious Conformity

Transformation Change The Transformational Conversation: Consumerism as Religious Conformity

What is Religious Conformity?  Religious conformity is a term that describes the decisions to do what is religiously expected in one’s culture, to accept beliefs that your parents and your culture have taught you to believe from the very beginning.

A high school student who follows the religion of his childhood might be presumed by an outsider to simply be conforming.   And it would be understandable when others react with concern and suspicion when one of their own do not accept their same behavioral norms or gasp; begin to convert to another religion!
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Ridiculous Report of the Year: Financial Literacy and Subprime Mortgage Delinquency Study

New Study Blog Post Image Ridiculous Report of the Year: Financial Literacy and Subprime Mortgage Delinquency Study

Sorry folks, but time to call “horseshit” on yet another study linking a lack of financial literacy to financial ineptitude. According to a recent study that focused on the relationship between financial literacy and mortgage delinquencies, individuals’ limited ability to make complicated financial decisions contributed importantly to the sharp rise in mortgage defaults.

The study hypothesizes that indirect evidence points to the possibility that cognitive limitations play an important role in the choice of a mortgage instrument.
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The Financial Pivot: How to bounce back from financial adversity and thrive after setback

failure grows plant The Financial Pivot: How to bounce back from financial adversity and thrive after setback

You only fail in life when you say these three words: I GIVE UP!  Go ahead and tell yourself I’m wrong because you won’t convince me!  Not only do I know better, but after close examination, there are many reasons I have previously failed at something going all the way back to grade school.

Guess what was always there lurking as one of the main culprits of those past failures; GIVING UP!  That’s right; if you want to absolutely guarantee failure, go ahead and quit!  Guess what else that means?  You’re actually in control!

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