Sunday, November 21, 2010

tranquility du jour #203: money musings


Welcome to the 203rd edition of Tranquility du Jour: A Guide to Bringing Tranquility to your Every Day. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and musings on money with Kim Palmer.

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Workshops + Retreats: Consider joining moi for:
* my latest e-course The Tranquility Project November 24
* our seasonal Tranquilology Teleclass on Monday, January 3
* a "New Year, New You Urban Retreat" in DC on January 8, 2011
* 2 workshops at Montreal's Centre Luna Yoga on April 9, 2011
* a "Yoga, Creativity + Tranquility Lifestyle Retreat" at a Farmhouse in NY October 14-16, 2011. All the details here

Featured Tranquilista: Kimberly Palmer, senior editor and personal finance columnist for US News & World Report, writes the magazine column and daily blog, Alpha Consumer. She has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CNBC, CNN, and local television and radio shows across the country. She has also written for the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Asahi Shimbun/International Herald Tribune in Tokyo as a Henry Luce scholar. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in history from Amherst College. She and her husband just welcomed their first baby and moved from a rented apartment in Washington, DC into their own townhouse.

Savvy Sources:
Kim's Website Generation Earn

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1 comment:

TheAnalyst said...

Loved this podcast! Going from working full-time and being able to save money, to now my second year as a full-time PhD student looking at money (or lack of) can be a downer. It was nice to hear positive perspectives on money and simple ways to save.