Consumption Junkie

Consumption Junkie

Consumption Junkie (CJ) is someone who wants the latest model of everything. They don’t stop to think about the true cost of consumption. The CJ’s will just buy and charge. A cell company announces that their new model of phone will be released soon.

The Sadness of Christmas

I titled this post “The Sadness of Christmas” because of the articles that appeared about people fighting over Black Friday deals.  Check out these videos. This is not what Christmas is about. It is not a time to beat your fellow man because they have grabbed the last electronic item in the store. It is…

Indulging your inner child

Are you indulging your inner child?Before you answer, “No”, think about how many times you have wanted the latest iPad, iPhone, or other gadget, a new car, a bigger house, or whatever. Did you deny yourself the item or did you throw caution to the wind, pulled out your credit card and said, “Charge it…

Horrendous Spending

October 11, 2012 By Chuck Bentley Chief Executive Officer On the eve of the Vice Presidential Debate, highly anticipated for economic repartee between the candidates, Politico is running my opinion piece warning that ordinary Americans are now mimicking Uncle Sam’s horrendous spending patterns – and everyone needs to make a change. “Bill Gross of PIMCO may have…