Minimalism for the Modern Consumer

It’s really no great secret that we live in a society largely fueled by and revolving around consumerism. Every day we are told that the secret to happiness lies in the newest gadgets, the nicest housewares, and even the freshest air fresheners. But there is a new trend emerging in the vein of minimalism, it stems from understanding the allure of buying and shopping. When you understand that happiness comes from experiences and really everything except what you own, you can open yourself up to a whole new level of happiness. You can still love to buy and own, but lessening your attachment to them is the true path to happiness.

Read the entire article here: Minimalism for the Consumer in You: 3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More