Your Money or Your Life Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Joe Dominguez
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What attitude do the authors want readers to carry?

2. What is Step 1, Part 2 of the program?

3. Some people reach the top of their profession and make good money, yet are still not what?

4. What might cause readers to feel guilty, after completing Step 1?

5. What do most people claim to value more than money?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some problems associated with "business as usual?"

2. Where does the "rat race" come from?

3. What do the two parts of Step 2 allow program participants to track?

4. What is the second part of Step 1? What attitude should participants try to maintain when they see their result?

5. What should program participants do about their smaller, sometimes overlooked miscellaneous expenses?

6. Compare a person's typical response to a long-term threat with the typical response to an immediate threat.

7. What perspective of money do the authors endorse? Why?

8. How does our consumption hurt the environment?

9. What is the first part of Step 2? How is this accomplished?

10. Why do many people give up on their dreams early in life?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the authors' view of work vs. personal identity? How can subtle shifts in language and attitude change a person's perspective, regarding what constitutes work? Why should security, tradition, enjoyment, duty, prestige, status, power, or social opportunities be sought after away from a person's work environment?

Essay Topic 2

If program participants genuinely have no sense of their own passion or life purpose, what advice do the authors offer as paths to insight? How can people be of service, meanwhile, if they have not yet determined their life purpose?

Essay Topic 3

Expand upon the authors' comparison between budgeting and dieting. Why are honest record-keeping and frugality better tools for managing finances than a budget? What terms would parallel record keeping and frugality, in terms of managing food intake?

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