Is Your Book Addiction Ruining Your Financial Future?

This tongue-in-check article from The New Yorker playfully considers how our addiction to books could be robbing us of a secure financial future. Those of us who would seriously consider blowing the grocery budget on a shopping spree at a bookstore will find it particularly amusing.

(credit to Lisa Samson, though I’m so far behind on blogs, y’all probably have read it by now)

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6 Comments

  1. hee-hee. laugh of guilt. i just blew the grocery budget for the next two months on books this week. and this is after checking out oh-so-many from the library. so, can i move in with you?

  2. I either get books from author friends, or I use the library!

  3. I've reverted to library books again, too. Just can't afford to buy everything I want to read these days. Of course, I buy them for my kids, though. Hey, what's up with that?? πŸ˜€

  4. I've reverted to library books again, too. Just can't afford to buy everything I want to read these days. Of course, I buy them for my kids, though. Hey, what's up with that?? πŸ˜€

  5. Someone besides God knows me way too well. Scary. Looking over my shoulder for Big Brother now.

    Years ago we moved into a new house. My darling husband thought he had a brillient idea for emptying the backend of the truck filled with boxes of my books–he opened a window in the house and tossed them through so he wouldn't have to carry the heavy things. I think my heart had to be jumpstarted again. I love my books!

    Abundant blessings,
    Jenny Cary

  6. Someone besides God knows me way too well. Scary. Looking over my shoulder for Big Brother now.

    Years ago we moved into a new house. My darling husband thought he had a brillient idea for emptying the backend of the truck filled with boxes of my books–he opened a window in the house and tossed them through so he wouldn't have to carry the heavy things. I think my heart had to be jumpstarted again. I love my books!

    Abundant blessings,
    Jenny Cary

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